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Re: #310, was: #160: Redirects and non-GET methods

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 18:31:02 -0700
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6629CDA9-BE96-429B-B8B3-19C621767AD6@gbiv.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
On Aug 31, 2011, at 5:21 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> Is this going to confuse new readers?

New readers don't know what retrieval means?

> Can we clarify with something like
> 
> 
> """
> ...perform a retrieval request (i.e., a GET, unless the original method was HEAD)...
> """

The problem is that the redirect might be to any URI,
and thus the next request might not be HTTP.

....Roy
Received on Thursday, 1 September 2011 01:31:26 GMT

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