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Re: Slash

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Sat, 12 Jul 2008 04:24:38 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <g594k3$4g7$1@ger.gmane.org>

olivier Thereaux wrote:

>> http://validator.w3.org/check/referer/  I mean url ending
>> with "slash" character pretending to be a directory?
 
> AFAICT this is already possible, albeit not documented.

Quick test, .../check/referer/ fails for
http://hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz.googlepages.com/LALA.HTM

OTOH .../check/referer used to work for at least six years:
http://hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz.googlepages.com/LOLA.HTM

> albeit not documented

Yes, many years ago for .../check/referer, I didn't know
the .../check?uri=referer version.  Recently the HTTP GET
inquisition is everywhere, torturing hapless GET users.

 Frank
Received on Saturday, 12 July 2008 02:24:48 GMT

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