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Re: Redirection MUST NOTs

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 21:03:51 -0500
To: Joris Dobbelsteen <joris.dobbelsteen@mail.com>
Cc: WWW WG <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20031104210351.C954@www.markbaker.ca>

On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 10:44:26PM +0100, Joris Dobbelsteen wrote:
> Still, I'm interested in a (practical) sitiation where one needs to redirect
> a non-GET/HEAD request?

When the user agent trusts the server as it would a proxy, e.g.

POST http://auth1.example.org/proxy?uri=http://auth2.example.org/some-path/ HTTP/1.1
Host: auth1.example.org

There, the server is providing proxy-like capabilities, but in gateway

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
Received on Tuesday, 4 November 2003 21:07:45 UTC

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