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Re: Issue #1901 (double slashes screw things): Patch, and some strategy questions

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-07-04 00:03:30 CEST

On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 10:51:40PM +0200, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> Hmmm... I should read my mail inorder... Don't forget Ben Reser's post
> aobut (see the reference in his mail). Maybe it is better to learn the
> other path routines about multiple slashes then? Still, normalizing away .
> and .. might be a good idea.

Josh and I discussed this on IRC. Needing to support multiple slashes
in a URL would require a highly unusual configuration. The cost of
supporting such a configuration, would likely be lots of edge case bugs
of the more common configurations that we know most people are using and
lots of time writing special logic to deal with accepting multiple
slashes.

Josh says he has the code to fix canonicalize done, he just needs to get
around to committing it. So that's what we're going to do. Unless
someone has objections to this.

-- 
Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
http://ben.reser.org
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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