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Re: Fwd: Problem with PUT and redirections on Apache

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 19:21:40 -0800
To: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Cc: http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9811161921.aa17383@paris.ics.uci.edu>
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/250
>We have a protocol problem.  Section 8.2.4 says that we MUST return
>an "error status" if we don't return a 100.  That shouldn't say what
>kind of other status the server might return, since some requests can
>be completed successfully without reading the body (e.g., the OPTIONS
>body can be discarded).  302 responses is another case where the
>server does not want to return 100 even though it is not an error.

I think this can be fixed by replacing "error status" with
"final status code" throughout section 8.2.4.

Received on Monday, 16 November 1998 19:36:55 UTC

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