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Re: redirect page

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 09:00:20 -0500 (EST)
To: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
cc: John Russell <ve3ll@rac.ca>, <www-amaya@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0302060859150.29867-100000@tux.w3.org>

I would like amaya to do what lynx does - (similar to the way that frames are
handled) put a line above the page saying there is a refresh to something
with a link and the time.

cheers

Chaals

On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Irene Vatton wrote:

>
>On Wed, 05 Feb 2003 10:15:13 -0500
>"John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca> wrote:
>
>>
>> http://home.cogeco.ca/~stampclub/     is a redirect page
>> but in amaya it doesn't do the action.
>
>http-equiv=refresh is not a standard method to do a redirection.
>There are several other methods to do it with a http server.
>Nevertheless there is an entry in the wishlist concerning http-equiv=refresh.
>We can do the redirect support in Amaya, but the refreshconcerns
>mainly the libwww.
>
>> 1] is this a philosophical thing --- we don't think it should
>> be done so it will not be
>
>> 2] its a time resource priority issue --- it is on list but not
>>    soon
>
>
>> 3] it is a bug in the bug queue
>>
>> oh and we are changing it to at least add a manual link
>> statement for those browsers that do not redirect automatically.. ;-] ;-]
>>   //
>> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
>> http://home.cogeco.ca/~ve3ll (2 L's as in LLAMA)
>> check HTML at http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/
>> check CSS at http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
>> check JavaScript at http://www.crockford.com/javascript/jslint.html
>>
>>
>
>
>     Irene.
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