[Web-SIG] python bug issue2464
exarkun at divmod.com
Wed Aug 13 17:52:16 CEST 2008
On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 21:00:28 +0530, "O.R.Senthil Kumaran" <orsenthil at gmail.com> wrote:
>* scriptor Jean-Paul Calderone, explico
>> Some things:
>> This is not a valid URL. The correct URL for the intended location here
>> This is the root of the problem, I suspect. Firefox notices this problem
>I doubt, if this is the problem, Jean.
>>>> obj = urllib2.urlopen("http://www.wikispaces.com/")
>Ended up at the same problem as described in my original post.
>> The tokens are different because these are values from actual requests.
>> Notice the important difference, though - Firefox's request begins with
>> a /.
>Were those from the same site? I got different set of tokens as well.
>> Likely, urllib2 should do a bit more validation of its input and make
>> sure it is only making requests which follow the protocol.
>I doubt if that was as simple. I am trying to figure out where the redirection
>is getting lost of how firefox is figuring it out.
>It *might* be a bad implementation that we are dealing, but still would like to
>know where the problem escaping.
Adding the / to the end of the originally requested URL doesn't help. The
redirect that wikispaces.com generates is also missing a /. It's that
redirect URL which ultimately causes the problem.
It's pretty easy to see what's going on; start up wireshark and take a look.
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