Craeg K Strong  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> However, I would like to distinguish between two cases:
> a) Direct Navigation:   e.g.I am a user and I just typed in
> into my browser
> b) Application-Controlled:   e.g. I am the application, I did some processing
> based on a button the user pressed in some form somewhere and determined
> that the next URL should be
> ====Now here is the issue====
> In both cases above, the REQUEST object looks identical.   Is there any way
> that I can distinguish a GET that is the result of a REDIRECT from one that
> is not?
> I would think this would be of interest to others.  For example, if I move my
> web page and put a redirect from the old address, I could track how many
> people came to my web page directly versus those that are still using the
> old address and are getting redirected.

You could try to do a POST and distinguish that from the GET when the
user just types the URL. But it's probably better to add a special
hidden field in your form to distinguish the two.


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