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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uh...@fantomas.sk>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] RE: /my.html#mySection
Date Tue, 20 Jun 2006 07:31:34 GMT
On 19.06.06 12:21, Mike - EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>    64.233.173.67 - - [18/Jun/2006:14:03:11 -0400]
>       "GET /XXX/XXX/YYY.html#ZZZ
>       HTTP/1.1" 403 - "http://www.XXX.net/religion/XXX/XXX/YYY.html"
>       "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1
>       .NET CLR 1.1.4322)"
> 
> As you can see, good practice notwithstanding, there is a #YYY
> in the GET.  I have confirmed this by examining the incoming
> packet captured with tethereal (ethereal-0.10.13-1.FC4.2) .
> 
> Now the #ZZZ is legitimate in the sense that my YYY.html does
> contain that hypertext. However, in my experience, browsers do
> not normally send the #ZZZ, as explained above.  
> 
> My question is "how should I respond to it?"  Here are choices:
> 
>    1. Send 403 (Forbidden), which is what I do now.
>    2. Strip the #ZZZ in my CGI and YYY.html normally.
>    3. Something else I didn't think of.

I vote for 1.

> Additionally, I wonder why the #ZZZ appeared in the first place.

a bug in the client I guess, I've seen this problem in some proxy server's
mailing list...
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