Re: issue 325: When are Location's semantics triggered?, was: Protocols/APIs and redirects

On 2011-12-30 01:43, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> One other thing --
> p2 already has:
>> For 3xx responses, the location SHOULD indicate the server's preferred URI for automatic redirection to the resource.
> There was equivalent text in 2616. So, I think the resolution here is actually pretty minor; we just need to add text to p2 7.3 that reflects this; e.g.,
> """A Location header on a 3xx response indicates that a client MAY automatically redirect to the URI provided; see [ref to Location header]."""
> Comments?
> ...

But that just repeats something the definition of 300 already says, right?

"If the server has a preferred choice of representation, it SHOULD 
include the specific URI for that representation in the Location field; 
user agents MAY use the Location field value for automatic redirection." 

Best regards, Julian

Received on Friday, 30 December 2011 14:55:22 UTC