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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: over-aggressive redirection in mod_dir
Date Tue, 27 Feb 2001 18:09:02 GMT
Greg Stein wrote:
> The question is NOT about how GETs are handled. We all agree that
> a GET should be redirected.
> The issue is for methods *OTHER* than GET.

I disagree.  I believe the issue is for *all* methods.

> If you redirect an OPTIONS /dav, then WebFolders says that /dav is not
> DAV-enabled. It's a no-go from the start.
> Basically, doing a redirect on /dav is not "being lenient in what we
> accept", even though Ken said we should be. We know what was meant,
> so we should go ahead and respond.

<sarcasm> How wonderful it must be to have such omniscience. </sarcasm>
No, we do NOT know what was meant.  We can guess, and probably be
right, but we cannot KNOW.

+1 on an envariable switch controlling whether we treat "foo" and
"foo/" as equivalent (for ALL methods).  -1 on redirecting some
and not redirecting others without configurability.
#ken    P-)}

Ken Coar                    <http://Golux.Com/coar/>
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