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300 Multiple Choices and safe methods

From: Robert Brewer <fumanchu@aminus.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 19:58:12 -0800
Message-ID: <F1962646D3B64642B7C9A06068EE1E6418B44D@ex10.hostedexchange.local>
To: <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I noticed while working on an automated client today that,
while 301, 302, 303, and 307 have a lot to say about whether
a UA may automatically redirect a request other than GET or
HEAD, the 300 response doesn't make any mention of methods:

   If the server has a preferred choice of representation, it SHOULD
   include the specific URI for that representation in the Location
   field; user agents MAY use the Location field value for automatic
   redirection.  This response is cacheable unless indicated otherwise.

Should it?


Robert Brewer
fumanchu@aminus.org
Received on Thursday, 11 March 2010 03:58:44 GMT

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