[Mongrel] Invalid HTTP format, parsing fails

Ross Singer ross.singer at library.gatech.edu
Fri Aug 25 23:01:48 EDT 2006


Also, I think I want to reiterate at this point about how resolution on this
is not as pressing for me anymore.  You're right about the fcgi thing.

So...  I guess take this however you want :)

-Ross.

On 8/25/06, Ross Singer <ross.singer at library.gatech.edu> wrote:
>
> On 8/25/06, Zed Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, 2006-08-25 at 20:08 -0400, Ross Singer wrote:
> > > Zed,
> > >
> > > Thanks for getting back to me on this.
> > >
> > > Here is the log from the offending request:
> > >
> > <snip>
> > > Is this what you were looking for?
> >
> > Yep I'll look at that.  But right from the RFC you have this:
> >
> > unsafe = (CTL | " " | "\"" | "#" | "%" | "<" | ">");
> >
> > Even they label that as "unsafe" so I'm going to be hard pressed to
> > allow this in.
>
>
> Again, I wouldn't say I'm opposed to this. :)
>
> All I'm sayin'  "Real World Scenario".  Also "85% browser market share".
>
> I can probably talk EBSCO into fixing their bad URLs, but I don't have any
> control over Internet Explorer or Microsoft.  I've got no influence there.
>
> I'm not trying to be passive-aggressive at all about this (I really want
> to stress that), I'm just stating that this is something that's bound to
> come up again.
>
> Because IE sucks.  I guess Safari does too.
>
> But good lord a lot people use them.
>
> -Ross.
>
>
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>
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