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Re: Meta element to prevent resending post data

From: Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 02:43:33 +0400
To: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <132091327704213@web5.yandex.ru>
28.01.2012, 02:11, "Kornel Lesiński" <kornel@geekhood.net>:
> On Fri, 27 Jan 2012 17:56:24 -0000, Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com
> <mtanalin@yandex.ru> wrote:
>>  For even more clarity, see also branch of my discussion with Tab:
>>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Jan/0168.html
> Ahh, OK. I see now. That's slightly different from what I've assumed —
> Sorry!
> That issue is, without POST-redirect-GET, an unsolved problem in current
> browsers indeed. It is served well by the status 303 redirect though.
> So for a legacy "header-challenged" CMS perhaps a bit of JavaScript could
> work around the problem? In a response to POST (but not GET) request
> include:
> <script>location = location</script>
> That should be roughly equivalent to status 303 redirect.
> --
> regards, Kornel Lesiński

Of course, both "refresh" meta-element and JS-reload workarounds are more or less acceptable _currently_. But I here am trying to propose better solutions than those available currently (here is not a forum to solve immediate specific tasks, here is spec-development mailing-list dedicated to design some kind of future). If we don't need redirect on specific page, then there should be no need for extra-request delay, regardless of particular CMS. Isn't it?
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