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From (David Robinson)
Subject Re: double slashes (was Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Security bug involving ScriptAliased directories" on Linux)
Date Mon, 06 Nov 1995 10:55:00 GMT
>Erm, but in point 1 your document not only has multiple URLs but it also
>behaves differently according to which one is used. No doubt one could
>construct a rather intriguing website like this (for instance /// would
>pass // on to all relative links, which could then also have different
>behaviour...), but is it helpful? Or is that what you are saying?

Erm, I don't quite understand; I was listing the defects of the NCSA

>Ah. So do I understand that you are recommending that either /a//b is
>redirected (automatically) to /a/b, or it is forbidden? 

>And what about PATH_INFO when you've done this? Or are you saying that only
>the filesystem component should be redirected?


But the bottom line is that Apache is not even self-consistent in its handling
of //.


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