[whatwg] page refresh and resubmitting POST state

Jeremy Orlow jorlow at google.com
Thu Jun 11 10:19:55 PDT 2009

> On Sat, 23 May 2009, Mike Wilson wrote:
> >
> > I was thinking about the resubmit problem in a general
> > context, specifically how browsers could make it possible
> > for web authors to create POSTing pages that avoids giving
> > the dreaded "do you want to resubmit" question at all,
> > independent of operation.
> Just do a redirect like Jonas describes, instead of returning the page
> contents directly. You can even redirect to the same URL.

This would cause additional network round-trips which is suboptimal.
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