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RE: Context dependent

From: Mike Dierken <mike@dataconcert.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 09:10:33 -0700
Message-ID: <2AE31649CF989F4FB354F6D95EB0CE6E5CEF43@xmlfmail.xmlfund.com>
To: "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>, Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org



> On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 02:03:58PM +0200, Stefan Eissing wrote:
> > 301 is a bad choice since this indicates that "... the requested 
> > resource has been assigned a new permanent uri..." (RFC 
> 2616). But the 
> > "neaerest gas station" resource is still at 
> > http://example.org/nearest/gas/. It just "points" to a another 
> > resource which is the nearest one according to "context" 
> information. 
> > So 302 would be better, but not ideal either.
> 
> My bad.  After all these years, I still get 301 and 302 confused. 8-(

And PHP and most HTML/Web app developers confuse 302 and 303. (They send
'302 Moved Temporarily' when it should be '303 See Also' - backward
compatibility I suppose).
Received on Wednesday, 28 August 2002 12:11:39 UTC

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