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Re: ACTION-462: URI Fragments and HTTP redirects

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 09:51:57 -0400 (EDT)
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.1.10.1010080946390.13869@wnl.j3.bet>
On Mon, 4 Oct 2010, Yves Lafon wrote:

> My position on this is that:
> * Fragments in redirects have a real value and are already used.
> * Fragment recombination can be hard and impossible in the general case
> * We need to define a good story for applying a fragment to a redirected URI
>  with a different fragment.

And the proposal is:
<< When retrieving a resource A leads to a redirect to an URI B containing 
a fragment, any existing fragment on A MUST be dropped in favor of B's 
Fragment >>

Original URI: A#Frag1
-> GET A
-> 3xx Location: B#frag2
Final URI -> B#frag2


Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

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