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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@liege.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: Redirect extensions
Date Wed, 06 Nov 1996 02:14:54 GMT
> The enclosed patch extends Redirect to allow for an optional initial
> argument giving the status of the redirect. So the syntax is now:
> 
>   Redirect [status] fake-name [url]
> 
> If status is omitted, defaults to Temp (302). Otherwise, status can be one
> of: Temp, Permanent, SeeOther, Gone, or a numeric value. If the status
> number is in the range 300 to 399, the url is required, otherwise is
> should be omitted. 

The patch and idea look good to me, but wouldn't a non-standard 3xx response
also require a handler for sending that response?  +1, but the documentation
should warn people about that (i.e., they need to add a custom handler
or a new case in http_protocol).

....Roy

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