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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: No PatchID yet, but....
Date Tue, 02 May 1995 21:13:33 GMT
On Sun, 30 Apr 1995, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> That doesn't have a patch ID yet, because I'm still not sure that
> plugging in the DefaultType is the right thing 

It does satisfy my definition of "default"... 

> the guy did say
> that lynx botches redirects with *anything* other than "text/html",
> in which case we'll have to use that as the default Content-type:
> on at least 302 returns in order to guarantee interoperability with
> lynx (and, quite possibly, X Mosaic 2.6b, if the NCSA 1.4 hypernews
> bug pages are to be believed).  I'll be playing with this a bit this
> morning... maybe more in an hour or so.

Yes, it was causing problems on XMosaic and Lynx (the former prompting 
you to save the object passed with the 302 to disk("this object has 
moved...", yet still opening the connection anyways, the latter flailing 
completely).  Specs?


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