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Re: looking for feedback on REDIRECT issue lc-57-noautoupdate

From: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@osafoundation.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 13:27:30 -0700
Message-Id: <257A1170-17D6-11D9-9014-000A95B2BB72@osafoundation.org>
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

>  What we could do is (1) note why auto-update may be a bad idea, and 
> possibly (2) define that redirects created by MKREDIRECTREF should not 
> behave that way (or alternatively define more specific resource 
> types)."
> Today, I lean towards (1), that is we add a statement that redirects 
> that change their link target automatically can cause confusion, but 
> we do not forbid them.
That looks reasonable; I tend to lean even more towards making server 
behavior consistent when possible, but if we can't do that in this case 
we can at least provide guidance.

Received on Wednesday, 6 October 2004 20:27:45 UTC

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