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From "Eric Covener" <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] htaccess redirect URL fragment problem with Safari browser
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2008 15:10:44 GMT
On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Robert T Wyatt <robert.wyatt@gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's the link:
> http://www.utexas.edu/student/registrar/schedules/092/regrules/all.html#acc
>
> You'll find that you are successfully redirected on every browser
> except Safari to:
> http://registrar.utexas.edu/schedules/092/regrules/all.html#acc
> (on Safari you wind up at:
> http://registrar.utexas.edu/schedules/092/regrules/all.html as
> predicted by the documentation)

Here's my guess:

Non-opera browsers ask for www.../all.html, get a redirect, and
maintain the #acc anchor locally.
Opera browsers ask for www.../all.html, get a redirect, and discard
the #acc anchor locally.

Browsers don't send the anchor over the wire in a request.

-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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