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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Please vote - how to handle AllowEncodedSlashes
Date Mon, 24 Jan 2011 13:55:25 GMT
On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 8:53 AM, Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com> wrote:
>> But it could only break people who
>> have the non-default "AllowEncodedSlashes On" configured - I wonder how
>> common that is?
>
> Pretty common question/answer for %2f in PATH_INFO or query string,
> much much rarer as a FAQ for wanting either %2f to be used verbatim to
> map a file or for it to be used as a / to map a directory.
>
> We may be affecting even the former group of folks if they've taught
> their CGI/etc that the encoded slashes will be decoded.

Although I am admittedly just barely 51/49 over choice 3 and choice 4,
so don't count this too strongly against any consensus for 4.




-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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