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Re: NEW ISSUE: redirection vs location

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 17:29:02 +1000
Message-Id: <FB23A229-BB43-4BBD-82CA-9D729FE58CC8@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Now issue 61;
   http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/issues/#i61

On 20/04/2007, at 12:17 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> we recently discussed the definition of the Location header on a  
> JSR mailing list.
>
> The definition currently says: <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/ 
> rfc2616.html#rfc.section.14.30>:
>
> "The Location response-header field is used to redirect the  
> recipient to a location other than the Request-URI for completion  
> of the request or identification of a new resource. (...)"
>
> The issue is that this can be read as if the "...or  
> identification..." can be read as applying to the "redirect" part.
>
> One simple fix seems to be to swap the two parts of the sentence,  
> as in...:
>
> "The Location response-header field is used for the identification  
> of a new resource or to redirect the recipient to a location other  
> than the Request-URI for completion of the request. (...)"
>
>
> Feedback appreciated,
>
> Julian
>


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