W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > July to September 2010

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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 13:51:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4CA32828.1090703@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 29.09.2010 13:28, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Sep 2010 13:16:57 +0200, Julian Reschke
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> IE breaks the spec in fewer cases than the others, and gets away with
>> it. I think that's an indication that breaking it in all cases isn't
>> needed.
> Agreed, but it is way more ugly than what the other browsers do in my
> opinion and might cause people to avoid using POST (in favor of CHICKEN)
> just because of this rather than simply start using 307 which will work
> everywhere.

I'm not concerned so much about new stuff; yes, we should recommend 307 
if you want method preservation.

I *am* concerned about cases where 301 and 302 *today* are used as 
described in RFC 2616 (non-browser scenarios).

> ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 29 September 2010 20:51:42 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 17:13:48 UTC