On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 11:01:50AM +0100, Ford, Mike               [LSS] wrote:
> I can't let this go unchallenged -- what happens if you're sending this to a
> browser which *doesn't* honour the "Location: " header, but *is* capable of
> displaying any attached page content?  The poor user will be left with a
> completely blank screen, and no hint of why.  In fact, the HTTP/1.1 spec

But, which browser is incapable of handling location headers?

> (RFC 2616: http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616.html) even says:
> > Unless the request method was HEAD, the entity of the response
> > SHOULD contain a short hypertext note with a hyperlink to the
> > new URI(s). 

Oddly, I don't find that text you excerpted on the URI you provided.

But, the thing is, I'm under the impression that PHP (and/or Apache?)  
doesn't send anything else from your script once a Location header is
sent.  I just confirmed this with two different tests.


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