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Re: Redirects and headers

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2011 17:15:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4E11D8F8.9000204@gmx.de>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTTP WG <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-07-04 16:34, Mark Baker wrote:
> FWIW, I can't, off-hand, think of anything that would need to be said
> about this in the specification for the HTTP protocol.  The meaning of
> the redirect should be clear from the definition of the status code,
> and only the client is in a position to understand how to react to
> such a message when crafting a follow-on request.

Well, the issue is that we have middleware/tools that follow the 
redirect automatically (XHR), thus may not know that "the client's" 
intent was...
Received on Monday, 4 July 2011 15:59:46 UTC

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