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Re: Slash

From: <soundguy@centrum.cz>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 19:40:26 +0200
To: "Frank Ellermann" <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <200807131940.26453@centrum.cz>
event if its not documented .. 

compare this

http://validator.w3.org/check/referer works

http://validator.w3.org/check/referer/ doesnt work

id like to use the second way with slash as the last character of url:-) it looks better



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> Od: nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de

> Komu: www-validator@w3.org

> Datum: 12.07.2008 04:26

> Předmět: Re: Slash

>



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 Sunday, 13 July 2008 17:41:08 GMT

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