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Re: Issue 160 (Redirects and non-GET methods)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 22:50:52 +0200
Message-ID: <4C9A6C2C.5020101@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 22.09.2010 22:42, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Sep 2010 12:13:08 +0200, Julian Reschke
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> My proposal is to say SHOULD NOT change the method, except for GET
>> which can be changed to POST for compatibility with broken web content
>> (which should use 303 instead).
>
> If we make 307 the new 301/302 I'd rather we rewrite for all methods
> consistently rather than just for POST.

We can't mandate that; it would break existing non-browser uses.

We cab *allow* it for certain methods, but why allow it for more methods 
than it's needed for?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 22 September 2010 20:51:31 GMT

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