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hixie: Add a note to the 'fetch' algorithm about redirects. I'm sure it'll need tweaking later, since browsers ignore HTTP here for compatibility with deployed content. Also, tweak the W3C postmsg draft's boilerplate. (whatwg r4692)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 18:50:48 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20100212095048.D1B2A2BCD6@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
hixie: Add a note to the 'fetch' algorithm about redirects. I'm sure
it'll need tweaking later, since browsers ignore HTTP here for
compatibility with deployed content. Also, tweak the W3C postmsg draft's
boilerplate. (whatwg r4692)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.3743&r2=1.3744&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=4691&to=4692

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.3743
retrieving revision 1.3744
diff -u -d -r1.3743 -r1.3744
--- Overview.html	11 Feb 2010 11:12:55 -0000	1.3743
+++ Overview.html	12 Feb 2010 09:50:32 -0000	1.3744
@@ -281,7 +281,7 @@
    <h1>HTML5</h1>
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="a-vocabulary-and-associated-apis-for-html-and-xhtml">A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML</h2>
 
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-11-february-2010">Editor's Draft 11 February 2010</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-12-february-2010">Editor's Draft 12 February 2010</h2>
    <dl><dt>Latest Published Version:</dt>
     <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/">http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/</a></dd>
     <dt>Latest Editor's Draft:</dt>
@@ -389,7 +389,7 @@
   specification's progress along the W3C Recommendation
   track.
 
-  This specification is the 11 February 2010 Editor's Draft.
+  This specification is the 12 February 2010 Editor's Draft.
   </p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- relationship to other work (required) --><p>This specification is part of <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/">a
   larger specification</a> being produced by the <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/">WHATWG</a>, which is available under a
   license that permits reuse of the specification text.</p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- context and rationale (required) --><!-- (this text is from the RDFa+HTML spec --><p>This specification is an extension to the HTML5 language. All
@@ -4530,6 +4530,10 @@
     redirects, <a href="#concept-js-deref" title="concept-js-deref">dereferencing <span title="javascript protocol"><code title="">javascript:</code>
     URLs</span></a>, etc).</p>
 
+    <p class="note">The HTTP specification requires that 301, 302, and
+    307 redirects, when applied to methods other than GET or HEAD, not
+    be followed without user confirmation.</p>
+
     <p>For the purposes of the <code title="http-referer">Referer</code> (sic) header, use the
     <i>address of the resource from which Request-URIs are
     obtained</i> generated in the earlier step.</p>
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