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Re: User confirmation and 307 redirects

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2010 09:45:45 -0700
Cc: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com>, httpbis <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-id: <7EB5256E-DB67-4823-BF12-D5E5F22FE66F@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Aug 19, 2010, at 3:16 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 19.08.2010 11:54, Yves Lafon wrote:
>> ...
>> Only for non-safe operations, and it was already the case for 301 in
>> 2616. Also "harmful to interoperability" is an untestable claim.
>> ...
> 
> Which reminds me that the much more serious interop problems for 307 redirects on POST is that Safari is rewriting the message to GET. I know this problem has been reported to Apple over two years ago...

Safari did have this bug a while ago, but it has been fixed for some time. We have tests in our regression test suite which verify that 307 redirects preserve the original method and request body.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 19 August 2010 20:34:11 GMT

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