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Re: Explicit instructions on use of fragment in request URI

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 09:26:32 +0200 (CEST)
To: Eran Hammer-Lahav <eran@hueniverse.com>
cc: "HTTP Working Group (ietf-http-wg@w3.org)" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1004220924320.25289@tvnag.unkk.fr>
On Wed, 21 Apr 2010, Eran Hammer-Lahav wrote:

> Something like "the request URI MUST NOT include a fragment component"...

Related: curl included the fragment in HTTP requests for something like 10 
years until we fixed that bug, but it basically _never_ caused a problem (in a 
report back to us at least). Obviously, servers tend to just skip/ignore the 
fragment part if received.


  / daniel.haxx.se
Received on Thursday, 22 April 2010 07:27:08 UTC

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