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Re: / question

From: ToddAndMargo via curl-users <>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:00:10 -0700

On 2020-07-31 08:04, Paul Gilmartin via curl-users wrote:
> On 2020-07-31, at 03:10:24, Daniel Stenberg via curl-users <> wrote:
>> On Thu, 30 Jul 2020, ToddAndMargo via curl-users wrote:
>>> I have noticed that come web pages require a trailing slash and other do not to download. It is pretty easy to figure out which is which.
>>> I am just wondering about the behavior. Any words of wisdom?
>> That's entirely up to the server to decide.
> It may also concern how a client resolves relative links. That
> probably doesn't affect curl. RFC 1738 2.3 provides little
> guidance:
> Relative links are not described in this document.
> -- gil

I found it amusing that one site I used a ending slash
and it gave me back that I had to log in first. Removing
the slash, I got back what I wanted.
Received on 2020-07-31