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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/main http_vhost.c
Date Tue, 03 Feb 1998 19:51:37 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 2 Feb 1998, Randy Terbush wrote:
> 
> > Brian Behlendorf <brian@organic.com> wrote:
> > > At 12:02 AM 2/3/98 +0100, Lars Eilebrecht wrote:
> > > >According to Dean Gaudet:
> > > >
> > > >>  The "world" may not be correct.  I don't know what the right handling
is
> > > >>  for those things.
> > > >
> > > >BTW, Squid automatically removes and trailing dots.
> > >
> > > I fear a world where folks put multiple trailing dots in URL's thinking
> > > they're a correct thing to do "because it works for me".
> > >
> > > I advocate returning an error if there's more than one trailing dot, say
> > > 400 for bad request, with an explanation why.
> >
> > Now there is a briliant idea.. :-)
> > Makes sense to me.
> >
> 
> But multiple trailing '.'s may be valid.

Don't be silly.

>  I can't find anything that says
> they are, and all I can find only talks about the single trailing .; since
> after all, that is simply the root zone being added.  But... DNS RFCs are
> ... complex.
> 
> The error could even include a link to a guess (ie. strip the extra '.'s),
> just not do it automagically.

Yeah.

Cheers,

Ben.

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