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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r393037 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: CHANGES server/protocol.c
Date Tue, 11 Apr 2006 22:08:30 GMT
On Apr 11, 2006, at 2:55 PM, Nick Kew wrote:

> On Tuesday 11 April 2006 22:10, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> Ruediger Pluem wrote:
>>> On 04/11/2006 04:00 AM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>>>> It probably needs to be updated for RFC 3986 anyway.  The path  
>>>> should
>>>> be set to "", not NULL.  The HTTP server should take care of the
>>>> redirect from "" to "/", which in this case means the http-proxy
>>>> needs to check for "" when it sends a request and respond with a
>>>> redirect that adds the "/".
>
> Um, it's not really a redirect; it's just a normalisation.  Shouldn't
> really invoke any redirect logic, whether internal or external.

The server should redirect any time the characters in the request URI
are changed, since that impacts the digests used in various access
control mechanisms.

....Roy


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