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Re: ACTION-462: URI Fragments and HTTP redirects

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2010 18:34:57 +0200
Message-ID: <4CAF4831.3050807@gmx.de>
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
CC: www-tag@w3.org
On 08.10.2010 15:51, Yves Lafon wrote:
> 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

We probably should mention that this is what UAs actually *do*, and have 
been doing for a long time 
(<http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/43>).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 8 October 2010 16:35:41 GMT

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