[Seaside] Seaside and absolute URLs

Lukas Renggli renggli at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 16:17:49 UTC 2007

> I don't get why seaside insists on generating absolute urls at all.
> It seems to be bad practice.

HTTP redirects are required to be absolute. Most browser can handle
relative redirects, but it is syntactically wrong.

> Consider one apache doing load
> balancing to multiple application servers.  Seems more flexible to
> use relative urls (and, in fact, this is the first hack I make to any
> seaside - I kill off the absolute url code).

That's not a issue, because Seaside can automatically detect the
currently used host-name using Apache 2.


Lukas Renggli

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