Re: HTTP ``definition'' vs practice
Thu, 18 Aug 1994 18:38:51 +0200

> 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=...).

I also noticed that if a CGI script under NCSA httpd outputs a
Location: header, the server intercepts this and turns it into a 30x
error, but if you output a URL: header it reaches the client

--Guido van Rossum, CWI, Amsterdam <>