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From Stephan Michels <step...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE RESULTS] allow redirects in handle-errors
Date Wed, 07 May 2003 13:58:24 GMT

On Wed, 7 May 2003, Pier Fumagalli wrote:

> "Stephan Michels" <stephan@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 7 May 2003, Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> >
> >> Folks,
> >>
> >> Here are the vote results about allowing redirects in handle-errors (see
> >> [1]) :
> >> +1 : Sylvain, Bertrand, Carsten
> >> -1 : Stephan, Nicola Ken, John, Pier, Peter
> >> -0 : Stefano, Torsten
> >>
> >> The result is clear : redirects should not be allowed in handle-errors.
> >>
> >> So I will undo my changes.
> >
> > Not so clear as you think, I thinking about to revert my -1.
> >
> > Especially one case, is not clear for me. For example if you have
> > '**/*.gif' and you got an exception, and return a error page. In
> > this case a redirect make sense? Or am I wrong?
>
> IMVHO in that case it is wrong... Even Explorer ignores its stupid extension
> mapping stuff and reverts back to a good Content-Type handling in case of
> non 2xx requests.

Is this behaviour correct for the CLI? Would the error page saved as
*.gif?

> What would you gain by the fact that you're redirecting to somewhere else? I
> don't see your point...

Only ping-pong in my head :-/

Stephan.


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