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Re: About redirections...

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 10:13:10 +0100
Message-Id: <79EC3C81-5C65-4B36-A038-3AEBA2A46F93@dorward.me.uk>
To: sebastian nielsen <sebastiannielsen@hotmail.com>, public-evangelist@w3.org

On 26 Jun 2007, at 17:47, sebastian nielsen wrote:
> A problem with the "standard" redirects is that they resubmit any  
> information that are submitted to a page that redirects.

Really? The tip doesn't explicitly mention 303 redirects, but still...

10.3.4 303 See Other

The response to the request can be found under a different URI and  
SHOULD be retrieved using a GET method on that resource. This method  
exists primarily to allow the output of a POST-activated script to  
redirect the user agent to a selected resource. The new URI is not a  
substitute reference for the originally requested resource.


... however, as far as I know, pretty much all user agents treat 302  
and 301 redirects as if they were 303 as far as converting to a GET  
request is concerned.

David Dorward
Received on Thursday, 28 June 2007 09:13:42 UTC

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