[Mediawiki-l] curious little bug

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 19:24:08 UTC 2008


Brion Vibber wrote:
> Not a bad idea! Ensuring that '&' in the HTML makes the circuit
> through '&' in internal processing to '%26' in URL-encoded post
> submission is a good thing. :)
> 
> - -- brion

I hope they don't send it urlencoded, but that they use multipart for 
posting the page. Although php accepts it fine, I once used it... 
performance was about n! ;)

There're also bots double-encoding utf-8. Are we intending to catch any 
broken agent with that?




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