[Development] Proposal for allowing handling of HTTP redirects in QNAM

Mandeep Sandhu mandeepsandhu.chd at gmail.com
Mon Dec 30 06:53:29 CET 2013

> Maybe rare for URL shorteners. Internal redirects inside a web site or group
> of sites are a different matter: call me an old-grumpy-Mosaic-user if you
> like, but I usually add a body of the "if you are not redirected
> automatically click here" -type when I program redirects, I usually even
> include a meta tag - you never know how stupid the configuration on the
> server is where your script runs.

Oh yes! Good point...I've seen websites do this  couple of times
(though I was under the impression that it was done using some sort of
client-side timer to do the actual redirect).

So I guess having body in the 3xx response will not be all that unusual.


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