Re: bug, or "feature"?

Larry Masinter (
Fri, 29 Dec 1995 20:40:49 PST

> I've just discovered that with some popular browsers, including the
> latest from Netscape, if you do a GET on a URL with a fragment (an
> anchor, a "#something" on the end), and the server issues a redirect
> (302) so that a different document is fetched, then the browser will
> NOT seek to the anchor to the ultimately viewed document -- you end up
> staring at the beginning of the page.

I think it's a bug. I suppose this should be clarified in the next
revision of the URL documents.