HTTP ``definition'' vs practice

Nathan Torkington (
Thu, 18 Aug 1994 03:10:47 +0200

The document
claims that to redirect a document, you return a
URI: Url String CrLf
line with a 301 or 302 response code. In practise, all the library
code and server code that I've seen sends back
Location: Url
lines, and doesn't even *look* for URI:.

Is URI deprecated, wishful thinking, backward compatible, a crock, or