Should Gemini clients alert users upon redirect?
sandra.snan at idiomdrottning.org
Fri Feb 12 20:18:49 GMT 2021
That could still be a hidden infinite redirect (from unslashed to
slashed to unslashed to slashed to unslashed to slashed to unslashed to
slashed to etc).
IDK, I feel both bad at having my capsule messed up for so long and also
happy that I finally sorted it out.
Now unslashed links work as they should i.e.
gemini://idiomdrottning.org/texts gives you some texts instead of a 31
Rohan Kumar <seirdy at seirdy.one> writes:
> Please correct me if I'm wrong.
> I believe that the original intent behind discouraging silent redirects
> was to avoid dark patterns such as tracking re-directs and short URLs
> made with the intent to hide the target (popular for Rickrolling and
> shock content).
> If my above understanding is correct, then adding a trailing slash
> shouldn't be problematic. This should be clarified in the documentation.
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