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Re: looking for feedback on REDIRECT issue lc-57-noautoupdate

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 13:27:30 -0700
Message-Id: <257A1170-17D6-11D9-9014-000A95B2BB72@osafoundation.org>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

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>  What we could do is (1) note why auto-update may be a bad idea, and 
> possibly (2) define that redirects created by MKREDIRECTREF should not 
> behave that way (or alternatively define more specific resource 
> types)."
>
> Today, I lean towards (1), that is we add a statement that redirects 
> that change their link target automatically can cause confusion, but 
> we do not forbid them.
>
>
That looks reasonable; I tend to lean even more towards making server 
behavior consistent when possible, but if we can't do that in this case 
we can at least provide guidance.

Lisa
Received on Wednesday, 6 October 2004 20:27:45 UTC

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