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From Rob Hartill <r...@imdb.com>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "spaces with URL are ignored" on Solaris 2.x (fwd)
Date Fri, 16 Aug 1996 16:10:46 GMT

response not acked...


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cc: rbagwill@nist.gov, apache-bugs%apache.org@organic.com
Subject: Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "spaces with URL are ignored" on Solaris 2.x 
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 15 Aug 1996 21:10:47 +0100."
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Date: Fri, 16 Aug 1996 11:10:38 -0400
From: Bob Bagwill <bagwill@kangaroo.ncsl.nist.gov>

> rbagwill@nist.gov wrote:
> >Submitter: rbagwill@nist.gov
> >Operating system: Solaris 2.x, version: 
> >Version of Apache Used: 1.1.1
> >Extra Modules used: basic only
> >URL exhibiting problem: see above
> >
> >Symptoms:
> >--
> >If I access "http://www.apache.org/ bug_report.html"
> >it returns the contents of "http://www.apache.org/"
> >Attempts to access <A HREF="#FOO"> will fail because
> >of the embedded space.
> 
> What exactly did you expect?
> spaces are not allowed in URLs, so a space will mark the
> end of a URL in a request.
> 
> rob

In that case, the server should return 400, because a message like:
  GET /foo foo HTTP/1.0
violates both HTTP/0.9 and 1.0.

Also Apache 1.1.1 incorrectly returns a 400 error for a bad HTTP
version, rather than a 500 or 501 (or 505 "HTTP version not supported" 
for HTTP/1.1).

--
Bob Bagwill <rbagwill@nist.gov>




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