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Re: 302 Found?

From: Ari Luotonen <luotonen@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 1995 15:11:58 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199504172211.PAA11565@neon.netscape.com>
To: paulp@cerf.net
Cc: www-talk@www10.w3.org

> What response code should the server issue to a HEAD request on a 
> directory? NCSA gives "302 Found" which must be from an old version of 
> the spec, because my 3/8/1995 copy says 302 is "Moved Temporarily".  
> Even so, it's nonobvious to me what the response should be.  My best 
> guess is 200 OK.

It's a 302 redirect because NCSA autoredirects directory URLs without
a trailing slash to a URL with a trailing slash to maintain the
integrity of links.

Ari Luotonen				ari@netscape.com
Netscape Communications Corp.		http://home.netscape.com/people/ari/
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Mountain View, CA 94043, USA		Netscape Server Development Team
Received on Monday, 17 April 1995 18:16:06 UTC

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