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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: You are here HTTP header
Date Tue, 21 May 1996 01:48:01 GMT
> Remember when we talked over 6 months ago about redirects when
> the trailing "/" was missing?
> The argument ended I think with Roy mentioning a HTTP 1.1 feature
> that lets the server send back a header (URI: ?) that informs
> the client of which document they are actually looking at.


> This'd let a server do local redirects and then inform the client
> of where the returned document resides.
> Is that now in HTTP/1.1 and if so can we do something to support it?


> Do current clients take any notice of this header?

No.  It probably won't be an effective means for handling redirects
for quite a while.


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