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Re: Describing current practice for 301 and 302

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 1996 00:11:14 PST
To: dwm@shell.portal.com
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <96Feb1.001121pst.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Even though ignoring-query-part-of-URL might be current practice in
some HTTP servers, I'm not sure that it belongs in the HTTP/1.0
description of 'current practice' because it isn't a protocol issue.
(Just like HTTP/1.0 protocol doesn't care if the server is implemented
using a file system, a database, CGI, etc.)

It's certainly not *required* that they ignore the query part of URLs.
Received on Thursday, 1 February 1996 00:13:47 UTC

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