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Re: [XHR] Redirects

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 01:44:21 -0700
Message-ID: <4C908765.6090609@mit.edu>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 9/15/10 1:37 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> What browsers do today is a bug per spec.

Well, yes, but they implemented it that way as a specific workaround for 
broken servers, no?

> Use cases for XHR are not identical to surfing web pages. There are
> protocols/implementations that expect method names to be preserved for
> 301/302 (*), and an XHR2 with sane redirect handling should at least
> make it possible to talk to these servers.

OK, I almost buy this argument.  I feel that we should require opt-in to 
this behavior difference, though, not do it by default.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 15 September 2010 08:44:56 GMT

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