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From Anders Knuts <kn...@servern.nu>
Subject Re: POST without any content - sometimes
Date Sat, 16 Feb 2002 09:43:01 GMT
I don't think it's the users browser since I got one POST with referer and one
POST without  with only three seconds between. The user runs vanilla Win XP
with MS IE5.5. I think there is a Norton Personal firewall in between, maybe
there's the problem?

Maybe the best thing to do is to make the script accept POSTs without referer
and forget tho whole thing?
On the other hand I'm a curious person :-)

/Anders

Tatsuhiko Miyagawa skrev:

> On Sat, 16 Feb 2002 08:40:12 +0100
> Anders Knuts <knuts@servern.nu> wrote:
>
> > Yes of course it is "referer", my mistake.... thanx
> > The _referer_ should be my own server, since it is from where the POST
> > originate, but in this particular case, from this IP-adress, the referer
> > disapears sometimes...
>
> Bug (or feature) of the Brwoser?
>
> Anyway, you can't rely on Referer: header for validation of the
> data, as you can spoof it easily.
>
> --
> Tatsuhiko Miyagawa <miyagawa@bulknews.net>

--
Anders Knuts
knuts@servern.nu

-Varför använda en massa främmande ord när det finns en adekvat svensk
vokabulär?-



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