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Subject Re: [PATCH] ap_add_filter
Date Thu, 17 Aug 2000 18:24:24 GMT
On Thu, 17 Aug 2000, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> >In other words... only filters of a certain TYPE can 'insert'
> >filters of the SAME TYPE immediately after themselves
> >or your stack might get messed up. I don't see any filter
> >type checking in the patch.
> That would be wrong.  The only difference between a transfer coding
> filter for deflate and a content coding filter for deflate is when
> and where in the chain the filter is inserted.  It is always possible
> for the server to be misconfigured, causing filters to be inserted in
> the wrong order: the result will be garbage.  We don't need to
> prevent people from implementing garbage.


Ryan Bloom               
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San Francisco, CA 94131

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