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From Leos Literak <>
Subject Re: redirect bug?
Date Fri, 06 Sep 2002 06:15:50 GMT
Andrew Conrad wrote:
> Can you make this feature work from other JSP/Servlet containers or
> other languages (ASP, PHP)?

I haven't tried, but utilizes this feature:

> It just seems like this would be an issue of the browser.  Have you
> tried other browsers to see if they react differently?

no, this is not browser specific issue. I used command line
telnet utility too:

[literakl@localhost literakl]$ telnet localhost 8080
Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.
GET /Profile?userId=1&action=sendEmail HTTP1.0

HTTP/1.1 302 Moved Temporarily
Content-Type: text/html
Connection: close
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 12:57:04 GMT
Location: mailto:
Server: Apache Tomcat/4.0.4 (HTTP/1.1 Connector)

It seems to me, that tomcat for some reason




>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: news [] On Behalf Of Leos Literak
>>Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 9:21 AM
>>Subject: redirect bug?
>>I try to increase protection of my users
>>with such servlet:
>>  String url = "mailto:"+user.getEmail();
>>  response.sendRedirect(url);
>>e.g. on normal site there is no email, just
>>link to servlet which redirects to email.
>>Well, it partially works. It really
>>opens email client. Unfortunatelly
>>TO field is not filled.
>>After some debugging I realized, that
>>tomcat somewhere cuts off email address
>>from url. String url is OK, but final
>>URL is not:
>>HTTP/1.1 302 Moved Temporarily
>>Content-Type: text/html
>>Connection: close
>>Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 12:58:38 GMT
>>Location: mailto:
>>Server: Apache Tomcat/4.0.4 (HTTP/1.1 Connector)
>>Any idea, why it doesn't work? Or other
>>solution for this task?

Leos Literak - tady je tucnakum hej!

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