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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@ebuilt.com>
Subject Re: over-aggressive redirection in mod_dir
Date Sat, 03 Mar 2001 06:25:48 GMT
> Obeisance to the RFC gods is nice, but it is still up to the client to say
> "I was redirected to a different URL, so the one you gave me isn't DAV
> capable." That doesn't violate RFCs, AFAICT. Let's let them work.

BTW, I would have suggested browsermatch, but the fact is that Microsoft
is just taking an overly-anal interpretation of RFC 2616 and puking
on the 301 instead of doing the automatic redirect of OPTIONS.  This is
the fault of the wording in RFC 2616 as much as anything else.

....Roy


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