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Re: 307 Temporary Redirect

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 14:33:48 +0100
To: Nicolas Alvarez <nicolas.alvarez@gmail.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1205847228.18425.13.camel@HenrikLaptop>

On Sun, 2008-03-16 at 01:41 -0300, Nicolas Alvarez wrote:
> Should the description for 307 status code *explicitly* say that the 
> method must be the same? It says the client should use the new URI, and 
> without anything talking about methods, implicitly I can guess the 
> method shouldn't be changed. But it's not explicitly stated. There could 
> be problems with an implementor misreading it.

I think the comment in 302 should get most implementers on track there..

> Maybe the same should be done with all redirection codes.

If it isn't said that the request should be retried at the new location
using another method then it should not.. applies to all redirection
codes, old as new.

Received on Tuesday, 18 March 2008 13:35:20 UTC

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