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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Christopher Williamson: URGENT: Bug/compatability issue in Apache 1.3.26 (fwd)
Date Fri, 05 Jul 2002 14:13:28 GMT
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> On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 10:55:43AM -0400, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > I agree that HTTP-1.1 is broken, but it is debatable whether we should
> > provide some sort of backwards compatibility. My thoughts are a
> > StrictProtocol directive that defaults to true but provides for
> > disabling the check and enabling the old behavior. In the process
> > I'll also rework the 1.3 code to avoid the use of sscanf's '%n'.
> > Votes/Comments?
> 
> StrictProtocol sounds good. In http_core.c? Then we need a cross-module
> call/variable to check the setting in http_protocol.c
> 
> About the %n: Do you know of any platform that doesn't have it? It was
> already in X3J11 (1988 ANSI-C) so I thought it's clean enuff.
> 
>    Martin
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