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Re: meta refresh (3.7.5.3. Pragma directives)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2007 11:37:36 +0200
To: "Ben Boyle" <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.twqicym864w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 08 Aug 2007 11:06:53 +0200, Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>  
wrote:
> In regards to all the comments … meta@refresh doesn't impact me
> personally as a user. Authoring is a different matter, and if you were
> doing any work for me I would make you replace such functionality with
> HTTP 3xx redirections or 410 Gone messages (with a link to the new
> content in the HTML), with no timed redirection. That's me (and others
> like me who are bound by - or choose to comply with  - WCAG). I don't
> pretend this represents the views of the entire world.

410 Gone would be incorrect. You only use that when the resource is  
deleted and there is no forwarding address. Also, this doesn't address  
refresh which might be needed for stock updates or delayed redirects, etc.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Wednesday, 8 August 2007 09:37:53 GMT

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