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Re: URI redirection

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 1997 15:06:51 -0400
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To: Jean-Paul Ballerini <ballerin@eurospider.ch>, www-lib@w3.org
At 18:25 10/2/97 +0200, Jean-Paul Ballerini wrote:
>Could anybody please tell me how do I can avoid the automatic
>The robot I have built gives me back the content of the redirected page
>related to the original URL. I would like to get the new URL either with

The version 5.1 of libwww doesn't do automatic redirection - you have to
ask it directly. This is what the different profiles are for - they just
initialize the library to handle common situations for a particular type of

The robot profile (HTProfile_newRobot in HTProfil.c) doesn't register the
redirection filter at all.

Hope this helps,


Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, mailto:frystyk@w3.org
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Monday, 6 October 1997 15:07:12 UTC

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