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From BugRat Mail System <tomcat-b...@cortexity.com>
Subject BugRat Report #99 has been filed.
Date Mon, 11 Sep 2000 11:43:30 GMT
Bug report #99 has just been filed.

You can view the report at the following URL:

   <http://znutar.cortexity.com:8888/BugRatViewer/ShowReport/99>

REPORT #99 Details.

Project: Servlet API
Category: Feature Requests
SubCategory: Enhancement
Class: webbug
State: received
Priority: high
Severity: serious
Confidence: public
Environment: 
   Release: 3.2
   JVM Release: 1.2
   Operating System: Solaris
   OS Release: 2.7
   Platform: Sparc

Synopsis: 
Add do not decode description to getRequestURI

Description:
The Description for javax.servlet.HttpRequest.getRequestURI

should include some information that characters that are
encoded in the URL MUST NOT be decoded by the servlet engine, because that would be a violation
of the URL / URI formats as described in rfc1738, rfc1630 and rfc2616 ( semantics of the url
changes ) and  javax.servlet.HttpUtil.getRequestURL() would not be able to
reconstruct the original URL used.
It would also be nice if an example with an encoded slash
could be added.



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