Re: WHICH HTML-CODE is better to use?

Robert Rothenburg 'Walking-Owl' (WlkngOwl@unix.asb.com)
Fri, 11 Apr 1997 11:13:18 +0000


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From: "Robert Rothenburg 'Walking-Owl'" <WlkngOwl@unix.asb.com>
To: msa@hemuli.tte.vtt.fi
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 11:13:18 +0000
Subject: Re: WHICH HTML-CODE is better to use?
CC: www-html@w3.org

On 11 Apr 97 at 10:50, Markku Savela wrote:

> >I think NCSA will not bother with the 302 and just automatically
> >return the default when given a URL like http://www.site/directory
> 
> That would break all relative references in the returned page. Say,
> in
[..]

You're right. But it's done tests using a Perl script to fetch a page 
and noticed some servers return the page properly (possibly just when 
http://www.site.whatever without the final '/') while others return a 
'page moved' error.

(The Perl script in question is htget BTW, quite useful for hacking w/HTTPD)

Rob

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