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IE + AJAX + Redirects

So we made an interesting discovery these past days...IE handles some redirects in AJAX really, really badly.

This table explains:

Redirect URL
To itself To another page
FF Redirect 18-20 times Didn't test
IE Redirect until you close the browser Redirect 10 times

(By "redirect to itself" I mean you have some bug in your logic such that page http://example.com/?page=1 will redirect to itself indefinitely.)

Do you like that "redirect until you close the browser" one? Even if you go to a completely different site, the browser will still be making requests to yours.

Moral of the story: be very careful with redirects with AJAX.

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