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From David Kavanagh <...@dotech.com>
Subject Re: redirects not allowed for PostMethod
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2003 23:09:59 GMT
I went through the same thing a week or two ago. Thing is, what method 
should the PostMethod use for the redirect? You need to capture the 
result and issue a GET using the Location response header attribute.


Matthew S. Ring wrote:

>I just started using the latest version of the HTTPClient to screen-scrape
>from Rational Clear Quest. Unfortunately, CQ expects POSTed requests and
>responds with a redirect. IE and Mozilla-based browsers seem OK with that,
>but the HTTPClient refuses to follow redirects after a POST, due to stated
>conflicts with RFC 2616. Is this stringency really neccesary? Selfishly, it
>would be nice if I could just turn off this bit of compliance checking with
>a boolean flag. Opinions?
>-Matthew Ring
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