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Subject Re: [PATCH] filtering and canned error responses
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2000 16:00:09 GMT

> But that doesn't really address what Jeff was trying to fix when he
> started this thread - the canned error text case.  In this case the
> response may have different characteristics (charset pairs, content
> type) than what the hook phases prior to the handler/generator have
> decided and might be remembering.  So any filters that must be invoked
> may do the wrong thing if we're not careful.  

If we are setting up a new request, either through a seb-request or
internal redirect, this is a non-issue.  The original filter stack is torn
down, and a new one is put up in its place.

> And how do we decide which filters are the bare minimum for the canned
> error text/recursive error case?  Kevin makes a good point about
> html->wml filtering.  We need some kind of charset xlation on ebcdic
> boxes.

We don't.  The admin will figure that out when they setup their server.


Ryan Bloom               
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San Francisco, CA 94131

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