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Re: Describing current practice for 301 and 302

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 1996 14:26:40 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199602011326.NAA29276@wsooti20.win.tue.nl>
To: Paul Hoffman <paulh@imc.org>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Paul Hoffman:
>[Koen Holtman:]
>>It is worth noting because most user agents in use now change the POST
>>to a GET.  Thus, there is a discrepancy between current practice and
>>the 1.0 informational definition.  It is important to warn about such
>>discrepancies in the 1.0 document.
>
>This sounds OK to me, if it is done by a fair number of well-intentioned
>(if not misguided) HTTP/1.0 clients.

It is indeed done by a fair number of clients.  As a data point: all
three user agents on my Linux box do it this way (see my first message
for the user agent names and versions).

I trust that you will add the second version of my note to the 301 and
302 descriptions in the 1.0 draft.

>--Paul Hoffman
>--Internet Mail Consortium

Koen.
Received on Thursday, 1 February 1996 05:30:14 EST

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