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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: OS Name in SERVER_VERSION (fwd)
Date Tue, 14 Apr 1998 02:18:52 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> 
> Alexei Kosut wrote:
> > 
> > Yeah. I think the general consensus is that having the server return
> > "Server: Apache/1.3.1 Linux/0.9.4.to.exploit.follow.these.simple.steps.etc..."
> > is a bad idea.
> 
> Yes, rather. :-)
> 
> >                But I can't really see any problems resulting from simply
> > adding a "Unix" or "Win32" onto the end. Except, of course, that they do
> > not fall into the token/token form prescribed by HTTP. (OS/Win32, OS/Unix
> > maybe, to make it more clear what's going on?)
> 
> But what about "OS/2" and "A/UX"?  I'm not trying to cause
> trouble.. should those be classified as "OS/UNIX"?  Beware the
> evil slashes..
> 

Well, A/UX would be OS/Unix and OS/2 could be OS/OS_2  :)

In fact, just the os's in os would be maybe good enough...
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