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Re: #160: Redirects and non-GET methods

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 08:12:59 +0200
Message-ID: <4E5DD0EB.5000304@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-08-31 01:23, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 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).
> ...

Actually, what the current draft has is:

"The action required MAY be carried out by the user agent without 
interaction with the user if and only if the method used in the second 
request is known to be "safe", as defined in Section 6.1.1." ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 06:13:39 UTC

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