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Re: deleting slash at the and of an URL

From: <s.buczak@mindspring.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 14:46:30 -0500
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-----Original Message-----
From: Dave J Woolley <DJW@bts.co.uk>
To: 'www-amaya@w3.org' <www-amaya@w3.org>
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2000 8:52 AM
Subject: RE: deleting slash at the and of an URL 


>> From: Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr [SMTP:Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr]
>> Right Amaya considers that 
>> http://wings.buffalo.edu/soc-sci/linguistics/dryer/atlas
>> and http://wings.buffalo.edu/soc-sci/linguistics/dryer/atlas/
>> are the save URI. 
>> 
> It shouldn't because they aren't.  This is the
> correct one (with the /):
>
> HTTP/1.0 200 OK
> Server: Apache/1.3.6 (Unix) PHP/3.0.11
> Last-Modified: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 17:19:13 GMT
> Accept-Ranges: bytes
> Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
> Content-Length: 13864
> ETag: "47604c8-3628-385a7091"
> Via: 1.1 cache.www.uk.psi.net (NetCache 4.0R4)
> Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 13:49:17 GMT
> Age: 54
> X-Cache: MISS from athena.bts.co.uk
> Proxy-Connection: close
>
> Without the /, the server redirects to the correct
> one, but could return something completely different.
> This is why missing the / is a bad thing; it causes 
> unnecessary internet traffic for the redirects.
>
> HTTP/1.0 301 Moved Permanently
> Server: Apache/1.3.6 (Unix) PHP/3.0.11
> Content-Type: text/html
> Location: http://www.w3.org/Amaya/
> Via: 1.1 cache.www.uk.psi.net (NetCache 4.0R4)
> Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 13:50:32 GMT
> Age: 53
> X-Cache: MISS from athena.bts.co.uk
> Proxy-Connection: close
>
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