AJAX redirect example

I’ve been having a good discussion with some ACEGI users about my patch for AJAX and ACEGI. There are a number of other solutions out there and some contention about redirects and AJAX. The W3C specification for the XMLHttpRequest states that all browsers must support redirects transparently. Here’s the link:


The specific section is:

“If the response is an HTTP redirect (status code 301, 302, 303 or 307), then it MUST be transparently followed (unless it violates security, infinite loop precautions or the scheme isn’t supported). Note that HTTP [RFC2616] places requirements on UAs regarding the preservation of the request method during redirects, and also requires users to be notified of certain kinds of automatic redirections.”

So, I was asked by someone to mock up an example that illustrates redirects working with AJAX and here it is:


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