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Re: Redirection MUST NOTs

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 16:03:44 -0500
To: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031104160344.B954@www.markbaker.ca>

On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 11:00:42AM -0800, David Morris wrote:
> What you propose requires a change to client behavior in a way that
> potentially reduces the integrity of the user interaction for all sites
> because you have a specific site you believe has a valid reason for
> allowing handling the redirect w/o user interaction.

Not at all.  My proposal doesn't require that any client change
behaviour (as they'd still conform to a "SHOULD NOT" requirement).
It just asks that new clients be permitted to auto-redirect if
they have a very good reason to do so.

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
Received on Tuesday, 4 November 2003 16:02:36 UTC

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