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The Hypertext Transfer Protocol Status Code 308 (Permanent Redirect) (RFC7538)

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Original Publication Date: 2015-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Apr-07
Document File: 12 page(s) / 11K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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J. Reschke: AUTHOR

Abstract

HTTP defines a set of status codes for the purpose of redirecting a request to a different URI ([RFC3986]). The history of these status codes is summarized in Section 6.4 of [RFC7231], which also classifies the existing status codes into four categories.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                        J. Reschke Request for Comments: 7538                                    greenbytes Obsoletes: 7238                                               April 2015 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721

   The Hypertext Transfer Protocol Status Code 308 (Permanent Redirect)

Abstract

   This document specifies the additional Hypertext Transfer Protocol    (HTTP) status code 308 (Permanent Redirect).

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7538.

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Reschke                      Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7538                  HTTP Status Code 308                April 2015

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    2.  Notational Conventions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2    3.  308 Permanent Redirect  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3    4.  Deployment Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3    5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4    6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5    7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5      7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5      7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5    Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6    Author's Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....