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Redirecting without breaking the back button

From: by way of Karl Dubost <tim@hiltonls16.idps.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 14:37:03 -0500
Message-Id: <a05200f37ba671850535c@[]>
To: www-qa@w3.org

Dear Sir(s)
On the web page found at http://www.w3.org/2001/06tips/reback you state that
one should not use <META HTTP-EQUIV=REFRESH> tags because it effectively
disables the back button on the viewer's browser.  I have for a long time
been aware of that problem, but have not known any way round it.  However, on
the stated web page you say that there are other ways of doing it.  I have
browsed through the links provided and have failed to see what I should do.
Perhaps you can enlighten me.  How should I redirect viewers without
effectively rendering the back button useless?

Yours faithfully
Timothy Hilton
Received on Wednesday, 5 February 2003 15:02:33 UTC

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