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Re: #160: Redirects and non-GET methods

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 14:21:57 +0200
Message-ID: <50113665.5040401@gmx.de>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2012-06-04 21:01, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Seven months have passed, and we have updated tests
> (<http://www.mnot.net/javascript/xmlhttprequest/> and
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc/httpredirects/>), and updated test results:
>
> - Firefox has been fixed to only rewrite POST to GET, and the fix is
> part of Firefox 13, to be released tomorrow.
>
> - Chrome (as mentioned above) has been doing the right thing since
> version 17.
>
> - IE has been doing the right thing forever; there's only a small glitch
> with respect to a HEAD request redirected by 303 being rewritten to GET
> (see <http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc/httpredirects/#t303HEAD>)
>
> - Safari still rewrites non-POST methods.

This is still the case for Safari 6.

> - So does apparently Opera, although I have problems running the tests,
> sometimes causing test failures because XHR doesn't see response headers
> (win7, 64bit), sometimes crashing the browser (win7, 32bit).

Same here, but hopefully this is going to be fixed in 12.01.

> - Konqueror has test execution problems as well.
>
> ...this means that at least on the desktop, the vast majority of browser
> installations will do the right thing as of tomorrow.
>
> Best regards, Julian

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 26 July 2012 12:22:36 GMT

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