Re: 302 Found?

Ari Luotonen (
Mon, 17 Apr 1995 18:21:45 +0500

> What response code should the server issue to a HEAD request on a
> directory? NCSA gives "302 Found" which must be from an old version of
> the spec, because my 3/8/1995 copy says 302 is "Moved Temporarily".
> Even so, it's nonobvious to me what the response should be. My best
> guess is 200 OK.

It's a 302 redirect because NCSA autoredirects directory URLs without
a trailing slash to a URL with a trailing slash to maintain the
integrity of links.


Ari Luotonen
Netscape Communications Corp.
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Mountain View, CA 94043, USA		Netscape Server Development Team