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Re: 302 redirections and base url

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 1998 19:25:14 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199801291825.TAA15240@wsooti08.win.tue.nl>
To: danielh@econ.ag.gov
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
>** A suggestion (or does such a mechanism exist)?
>Is there some way for an origin server (say, with a special response
>header) to inform a user-agent to redirect the request to a new
>location; BUT, to use the "current location" (of this origin server) as
>the "base-URL"?  

No, these is no standard or widely supported way to do this.  The
target server needs to be involved somehow, for example by supplying
<BASE href= > in the documents, as you suggested.


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