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Re: Remaining issues related to redirects [#43 #295]

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2011 12:47:38 +0200
Message-ID: <4E60B44A.2050202@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-09-02 03:06, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> ...
> Having HTTP define fragment combination (both in the single and dual cases) makes sense, because IME, client-side stacks handle HTTP redirects automatically, before the format-specific machinery ever gets to see the HTTP. Requiring -- or even allowing -- that this be format-specific opens up a huge can of worms in most implementations, and makes the Web a much more complex place.
> ...

I agree that having it format-specific makes the web more complex; but 
right now this is the case; for instance, fragment recombination works 
different for HTML and PDF, as far as I can tell.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 2 September 2011 10:48:07 UTC

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