Re: 303 redirection strategy for IIS

Hi Richard

This is a great addition to the ConNeg 303 section on

However, would you be able to host the source code and then I can just link
to it from


Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
Dept. of Computer Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 1:13 PM, Richard Light <>wrote:

> In message <>,
> Peter Krantz <> writes
>>> Attached is an IIS Active Server Page which handles 404 "page not found"
>>> errors.  The logic is that since the abstract URLs/PSIs representing a
>>> concept/subject do not have a corresponding page, they will end up here.
>> This sounds interesting. Is it possible to prevent IIS to send the 404
>> status code before continuing processing?
> Yes, that's the whole idea.  By the time the 404 handler has finished its
> work, the client will receive either a 303 response (for a redirect), a 200
> response (when it actually delivers content), or a 404 (if it can't handle
> the URL request at all).
> Richard
> --
> Richard Light

Received on Thursday, 9 July 2009 12:04:52 UTC