Dec 20, 2011, 2:40:00 AM (8 years ago)

Note that some recipients are lax in processing the Location header field (see #185)

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p2-semantics.html

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    528528      <h1><a id="rfc.copyrightnotice" href="#rfc.copyrightnotice">Copyright Notice</a></h1>
    529529      <p>Copyright © 2011 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the document authors. All rights reserved.</p>
    22932293      <p>Examples are:</p>  <pre class="text">  Location: http://www.example.org/pub/WWW/People.html#tim
    22942294</pre><div id="rfc.figure.u.25"></div><pre class="text">  Location: /index.html
    2295 </pre><p id="rfc.section.9.5.p.7">There are circumstances in which a fragment identifier in a Location URI would not be appropriate. For instance, when it appears
     2295</pre><div class="note" id="rfc.section.9.5.p.7">
     2296         <p> <b>Note:</b> Some recipients attempt to recover from Location fields that are not valid URI references. This specification does not mandate
     2297            or define such processing, but does allow it (see <a href="#intro.conformance.and.error.handling" title="Conformance and Error Handling">Section&nbsp;1.1</a>).
     2298         </p>
     2299      </div>
     2300      <p id="rfc.section.9.5.p.8">There are circumstances in which a fragment identifier in a Location URI would not be appropriate. For instance, when it appears
    22962301         in a 201 Created response, where the Location header field specifies the URI for the entire created resource.
    22972302      </p>
    2298       <div class="note" id="rfc.section.9.5.p.8">
     2303      <div class="note" id="rfc.section.9.5.p.9">
    22992304         <p> <b>Note:</b> This specification does not define precedence rules for the case where the original URI, as navigated to by the user agent,
    23002305            and the Location header field value both contain fragment identifiers. Thus be aware that including fragment identifiers might
    23022307         </p>
    23032308      </div>
    2304       <div class="note" id="rfc.section.9.5.p.9">
     2309      <div class="note" id="rfc.section.9.5.p.10">
    23052310         <p> <b>Note:</b> The Content-Location header field (<a href="p3-payload.html#header.content-location" title="Content-Location">Section 6.7</a> of <a href="#Part3" id="rfc.xref.Part3.12"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 3: Message Payload and Content Negotiation">[Part3]</cite></a>) differs from Location in that the Content-Location identifies the most specific resource corresponding to the enclosed representation.
    23062311            It is therefore possible for a response to contain header fields for both Location and Content-Location.
    34113416      <p id="rfc.section.C.19.p.1">Closed issues: </p>
    34123417      <ul>
     3418         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/185">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/185</a>&gt;: "Location header payload handling"
     3419         </li>
    34133420         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/255">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/255</a>&gt;: "Clarify status code for rate limiting" (change backed out because a new status code is being defined for this purpose)
    34143421         </li>
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