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: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 09:46:59 +0200
Message-ID: <4CA44073.5010603@gmx.de>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 30.09.2010 03:16, Adam Barth wrote:
> ...
> Would a reasonable solution be to say that the user agent MAY change
> the method to GET.  Servers that desire predictable behavior from user
> agents w.r.t. method rewriting SHOULD use 303 or 307.
> ...

Well, it may not change HEAD to GET, because that screws up the message 
framing in the response.

So, my preference still is MAY rewrite POST to GET, and SHOULD use 307 
when rewriting POST to GET would be a problem.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 30 September 2010 07:47:39 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Thursday, 2 February 2023 18:43:23 UTC