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Re: HTTP 303 and IE - Cool URIs for the Semantic Web

From: Benjamin Nowack <bnowack@semsol.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:17:28 +0100
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: public-sweo-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <PM-GA.20080122161728.139FC.1.1D@semsol.com>


Hi, just gave it a try.

IE 6 "failing" on 303s is not 100% true, it just doesn't let 
you easily display a custom error message (which is what
the blog post author tried). The important functionality
is the redirect, and that works fine here, even with IE6.

HTH,
Benji

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Benjamin Nowack
http://bnode.org/

On 22.01.2008 22:23:54, Karl Dubost wrote:
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>Hi, I haven't tested myself,
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>In this blog post, there is a test of the answer of IE with regards to  
>different HTTP codes.
>http://blog.jamtronix.com/2006/03/how_ie_handles_with_http_statu.html
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>Cool URIS for the Semantic Web is encouraging the use of HTTP code 303
>http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-cooluris-20071217/#r303uri
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>On HTTP code 303, IE 6 fails and displays an error message. Did you  
>check with IE 7? It seems that IE 8 will be released in the coming  
>year, maybe it would be the right time to poke them about it.
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>Best Regards.
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>--
>Karl Dubost - W3C
>http://www.w3.org/QA/
>Be Strict To Be Cool
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