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From David kerber <>
Subject Re: Tomcat strips CRLFs from the generated page
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:12:59 GMT
On 1/13/2014 10:28 PM, Asok Chattopadhyay wrote:
> As I said before, I have no control over the input text. In the test
> servlet I am simply reading text from a file and sending it out to the
> browser. No other processing has been done to the text by the servlet. The
> browser, however, receives a page with CRLF stripped starting from a
> certain point in the text.
> If I View source in the browser, I can see that happening.
> This is consistent over most operating systems (Windows and Linux) and most
> browsers (IE, Firefox and Chrome) and the stripping happens exactly at the
> same point onward, in all combinations of OS and browser.
> My question is: who is stripping the CRLF from the text? Is it Tomcat or
> the browser? Is Tomcat doing any validation of the text before sending it
> out to the client?

As others have said, Tomcat is just sending what is in that original 
file and there are probably no CRLF characters there in the first place.

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