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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: bug in 0.8.13 (fwd)
Date Thu, 14 Sep 1995 08:20:45 GMT
> 
> 
> This is a BUG?  Oh please.  Just because someone can't equate a URL like
> 
>   http://host///././///..//.//.../file.html
> 
> to
> 
>   http://host/file.html
> 
> does not make our server broken.

I'm with you on that one. But the real question is, what does the spec say?
Come to that, where _is_ the spec? Which one are we supposed to be conforming
to?

> 
> 	Hardliner
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 13 Sep 1995, Rob Hartill wrote:
> > With all the /'es in this mail, I was reminded of OJ. 
> > 
> > One for a "to be fixed" list me thinks..
> > 
> > Forwarded message:
> > > From s.oosthoek@student.utwente.nl  Wed Sep 13 08:13:10 1995
> > > Message-Id: <199509131512.AA20915@student.utwente.nl>
> > > Date: Wed, 13 Sep 95 17:12:59 0200
> > > From: Simon Oosthoek <s.oosthoek@student.utwente.nl>
> > > X-Mailer: Mozilla 1.2N (Windows; I; 32bit)
> > > Mime-Version: 1.0
> > > To: apache-bugs@apache.org
> > > Subject: bug in 0.8.13
> > > Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> > > 
> > > Hi folks,
> > > 
> > > I noticed that the latest version of apache (0.8.13) still has the mulitple

> > > "///" bug with cgi-bin URL's. (I first noticed and reported it with 0.8.8)
> > > 
> > > Normal HTML files work fine when addressed like: "http://<host>///",
but 
> > > cgi-bin scripts generate an error when called from the page at this URL.
> > > 
> > > When I call "http://cal003109.student.utwente.nl/", I do get the counter. 
> > > When I call "http://cal003109.student.utwente.nl//", I see broken pictures

> > > in stead of counters.
> > > 
> > > The error_log says:
> > > [Wed Sep 13 17:01:50 1995] access to /WWW/httpdocs//cgi-bin failed for 
> > > cal003105.student.utwente.nl, reason: File does not exist
> > > 
> > > (I use netscape 1.2N  on win95 to test this, but I don't think this is a 
> > > client problem)
> > > 
> > > I hope you can fix this,
> > > 
> > > Simon
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> 
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