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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "incorrect processing of percent-sign char encoding in URL" on SunOS 4.x
Date Fri, 14 Jun 1996 23:44:16 GMT
On Fri, 14 Jun 1996, Robert S. Thau wrote:
> Accepting encoded slashes only in PATH_INFO is unfortunately not an
> option, since unescape_url is invoked long before we can possibly know
> where in the submitted URL the PATH_INFO *starts*.
> FWIW, this strikes me personally as being somewhat over-strict
> (remember, "be liberal in what you accept"), but in this case, I'll
> leave it to the judgment of the HTTP cop.

This strikes me as overly strict as well.



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