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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: URLs containing colon: Win32 vs. Linux
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2003 19:00:20 GMT
Geoffrey Young wrote:

> while I'm still new exactly how APR fits in the whole picture, maybe 
> some of ap_core_translate belongs there, since what seems to be 
> happening is that some OSs get tripped up on valid URIs (and 3.3 of RFC 
> 2396 does seem to indicate that the URI presented is indeed valid).

yes, the URI is indeed valid...  however, core's translate name hook has 
to assume the URI maps directly to a file on disk via DocumentRoot, and 
APR is able to tell us (on Win32, Netware, etc.) that the resulting 
filename isn't valid...

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