Re: Pretty URLs

Daniel W. Connolly (
Wed, 18 May 1994 11:38:27 -0500

In message <199405181622.LAA16266@austin.BSDI.COM>, Tony Sanders writes:
>Marc Salomon writes:
>> to save the URL. We would like to create the condition (without hackin=
g the
>> server and client) where we can put the direct link URL to the page in =
the =

>> hotlist instead of saving the map coordinate URL.
>You can use the 300 series URL redirect return codes for the ISMAP return=

Doesn't this incur the cost of another HTTP transaction?

What about the URI: header in the response? (see the http spec_ for
details) Is this honored by Mosaic? If so, you could use that.
If not, I guess the above suggestion is the only thing that works for


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