URL relationship permanence

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at danga.com
Thu Jun 30 23:38:10 PDT 2005

On Fri, 1 Jul 2005, meepbear * wrote:

> >In regards to disallowing redirection, he says we should not do so.  Rather
> >there are valid redirection cases such as example.com -> www.example.com
> >which is quite
> >common practice.  Additionally, some sites may use the equivalent of
> >web.example.com translated into their local language.  Thus the redirect
> >from
> >example to com would not goto www.example.com.
> Thanks. Sorry if it seems like a trivial question, but I think to some
> degree it's important that every consumer behaves to certain conditions in
> the same manner since a user is not going to know the difference between
> consumer implementation A and consumer implementation B.
> They'll end up looking virtually identical from their viewpoint so they
> should have the same or at least near-identical experience when using both.
> Does it make sense to have a standard list of error/informational messages
> the consumer would display to the user or would that just be going over the
> edge into over-standardization?

Wouldn't hurt.  They'd just be recommendations, anyway, not MUST items.

Want to put the list together?

- Brad


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