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From (Robert S. Thau)
Subject Re: double slashes (was Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Security bug involving ScriptAliased directories" on Linux)
Date Fri, 03 Nov 1995 19:39:28 GMT
  I don't understand the need for support of // in PATH_INFO, though.

It's useful for scripts such as CMU's WebWatcher, which take URLs in
their PATH_INFO.  (You can try WebWatcher by going to
and selecting the obvious link).


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