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Re: issue 325: When are Location's semantics triggered?, was: Protocols/APIs and redirects

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 20:28:42 +0100
To: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>
Cc: Cameron Heavon-Jones <cmhjones@gmail.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20111214192842.GA4405@1wt.eu>
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 07:47:38PM +0100, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Dec 2011, Cameron Heavon-Jones wrote:
> 
> >>I'm VERY sure that browsers automatically follow a 302 + Location upon 
> >>page navigation, no matter whether there's a payload or not.
> >
> >I don't think there's anything else?
> 
> For the fun of it I just now fired off Chrome and Firefox against a 302 
> with content and they redirected automatically. curl also works the same 
> way.

Confirmed here with FF 3.6 and IE 6.0 on GET + 302 + Content. I've tried
to redirect to a non-responding location to see if anything was displayed
during the connection attempt, but there was nothing either.

Regards,
Willy
Received on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 19:32:57 GMT

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