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From bugzi...@apache.org
Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 51147] Deploy from Manager fail in 403
Date Wed, 04 May 2011 12:29:17 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=51147

--- Comment #6 from Konstantin Kolinko <knst.kolinko@gmail.com> 2011-05-04 12:29:17
UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> The problem is that when a form is use with GET and the action URL contains
> request parameters user agents may (FF4 does) overwrite the parameters already
> in the URL with those in the form rather than combine them. Switching to POST
> avoids this issue.

That is how form submission is defined in HTML5.

4.10.22 Form submission [1]
-> 4.10.22.3 Form submission algorithm
-> Table in Step 17
-> "http" + GET method  gives "Mutate action URL"
-> Mutate action URL is 
"Let destination be a new URL that is equal to the action except that its
<query> component is replaced by query (adding a U+003F QUESTION MARK character
(?) if appropriate)."

[1]
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/association-of-controls-and-forms.html#form-submission

So it is a natural limitation on the use of CsrfPreventionFilter in such forms.
But I am OK with the change to the form, because I do not see a reason to use
GET method here. The action is not repeatable, nor it is bookmarkable, because
of the nonce.

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