Re: HTTP ``definition'' vs practice

Tony Sanders (
Thu, 18 Aug 1994 10:26:59 -0500

Bob Denny writes:
> >Is URI deprecated, wishful thinking, backward compatible, a crock, or
> >what?
> Windows httpd sends back Location: followed by URI: I wondered the same thing, but
> decided better safe than sorry.

Location: was the originally proposed header and then was switched to URI:
later on. Use of Location: is deprecated but is still "the standard"
until everyone switches to URI: (which also sports other neat features
like vary=...).