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Re: Redirection of a POST as a GET

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 23:33:04 +0100
To: "Henrik Nordstrom" <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.toublewk64w2qv@id-c0020.driveway.uu.nl>

On Wed, 07 Mar 2007 20:09:10 +0100, Henrik Nordstrom  
<henrik@henriknordstrom.net> wrote:
> RFC2616 added the 303 and 307 status codes trying to solve the problem
> by defining new status codes replacing the earlier. But it did not
> change 302 to reflect what the majority of the implementations actualy
> do other than adding a note that many implementations is broken and uses
> GET instead, and neither did it mark 301/302 as unusable.. And with most
> implementers (all sides) still following the majority instead of
> specifications..

Following the spec for this is not really feasible. We tried and failed.  
It would make sense to simply change the specification imo...

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 7 March 2007 22:33:15 UTC

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