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Re: 303 redirect to a preexisting document

From: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 15:22:06 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTikr6kdNA=w0ceJanVf5UR0HzDTafg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: SWIG <semantic-web@w3.org>
Thanks for the information - this is what I need.

Was hoping for a storm of these; probably the situation is more
obscure than I thought it was.

Best
Jonathan

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 11:05 PM, Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> All of the user pages at ECS@Southampton may fit your bill, I think.
> http://id.ecs.soton.ac.uk/person/21
> 303s to
> http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/people/hg
> which was the existing user page.
> Of course that page now has the URI in it, but essentially as more information about me that has become available in the meantime.
>
> Similarly, the latest version of ePrints (eprints.org) now does RDF,
> so some stuff goes on to sort out redirection to pages that had URLs.
> Eg http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/21681
>
> Cheers
> Hugh
>
> On 1 Apr 2011, at 01:31, Jonathan Rees wrote:
>
>> I'm doing a bit of research and could use some help... does anyone
>> know of an instance of a 303 redirect being used in a semantic web
>> context where the target document does NOT contain the URI being
>> defined (even as a base URI)?
>>
>> For example, a URI 'http://example/chicago' for which a GET request
>> yields a 303 response with Location:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago (which is a page that existed
>> before the URI 'http://example/chicago' was 'minted' and therefore
>> does not contain that URI).
>>
>> This is an empirical question, not a theoretical one - I'm looking for
>> real examples.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Jonathan
>>
>
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