Acceleration thought experiment

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In the thought experiment about the laboratory at rest in a gravitational field and another at a constant acceleration, could one not tell the difference by firing light of a known frequency from a height above you, in the gravitational laboratory the light would get blue-shifted, while in an accelerating lab you would get redshift? is this the case?
 

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Both would get blueshifted.
 

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