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Re: #160: Redirects and non-GET methods

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 09:23:58 +1000
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E59DB98D-75B0-43EC-B3C1-8F39BCA9EAA9@mnot.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 31/08/2011, at 1:42 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 2011-08-30 14:18, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> 
>> In situ proposal, with a few tweaks:
>> ...
> 
> Adopted most of this, see <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/attachment/ticket/160/160.diff>. I believe this is a good starting point; with this we can simplify the individual status descriptions.
> 
> The one thing I did not adopt is
> 
>> When redirection results in a new URI, user agents MUST NOT automatically make a request to it UNLESS the request method to be used is safe (Section 7.1.1).
> 
> ...which I believe affects <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/238>.


Yes, but that issue hasn't been addressed yet; I was just preserving what's already in the draft (effectively; may have done some editorial work).

Cheers


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