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Re: Issue 160 (Redirects and non-GET methods)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 13:07:41 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vjsju3cr64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Wed, 22 Sep 2010 23:08:21 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> On 22.09.2010 22:55, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Because it is more consistent and will encourage people to use that what
>> actually works everywhere and for every method (if they really want that
>> behavior).
> Well, it's not consistent with non-browser clients, with XmlHTTPRequest  
> (ActiveX), or IE.

Non-browser clients do not change POST either so they do not count. And  
XMLHttpRequest in IE is indeed inconsistent in how it does this.

> Also, what about HEAD? Or OPTIONS?

The same. 301/302 are effectively equivalent to 303. Seems better than  
equivalent to 307 except for POST.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 29 September 2010 11:08:16 UTC

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