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Re: Leading zeroes in 1*DIGIT productions

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2008 04:20:51 +0000
To: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20081221042051.GD22271@shareable.org>

David Morris wrote:
> A few leading zeros sent by a sloppy program won't impact the network.

What about a million leading zeros in a chunk header from a malicious
program?  Should implementations be expected to accept that?

Also, is it permitted for a proxy to change Content-Length by removing
leading zeros?

-- Jamie
Received on Sunday, 21 December 2008 04:21:34 UTC

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