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Test http-request-012: p:http-request and 302 HTTP redirect

From: Florent Georges <fgeorges@fgeorges.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 14:19:28 +0100
Message-ID: <ebaca5bf0902130519v75895856hc1699f8fa0309fff@mail.gmail.com>
To: XProc Comments <public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org>


  The description for test http-request-012 in the XProc test
suite tells that "This test checks to see if an p:http-request
preserves cookies across an HTTP redirect."

  Besides the cookies (I've already told that point in a
previous email) I wonder if an HTTP redirect should be followed
automatically by the processor.  For instance, some Google APIs
use a 302 for authentification purpose in some cases.  I don't
say it is a good design, but I don't think this is a use case
we could ignore.


Florent Georges
Received on Friday, 13 February 2009 13:20:13 UTC

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