Strange values in Accept-Language header?

Michael Ströder michael at stroeder.com
Tue Sep 24 18:53:50 CEST 2002


Alan Kennedy wrote:
> Accept-Language: x-ns16W5tM7A2Nh6,x-ns2U210btwUq5f
> Accept-Language: en-us,x-ns1jZKcD2t3NhQ,x-ns2r3509OnmPe2

For what it's worth:

Python 2.2.1 (#2, May  4 2002, 19:50:26)
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
 >>> import base64
 >>> base64.decodestring('ns16W5tM7A2Nh6')
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
   File "/usr/lib/python2.2/base64.py", line 44, in decodestring
     return binascii.a2b_base64(s)
binascii.Error: Incorrect padding
 >>> base64.decodestring('16W5tM7A2Nh6')
'\xd7\xa5\xb9\xb4\xce\xc0\xd8\xd8z'
 >>> base64.decodestring('s16W5tM7A2Nh6')
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
   File "/usr/lib/python2.2/base64.py", line 44, in decodestring
     return binascii.a2b_base64(s)
binascii.Error: Incorrect padding
 >>> base64.decodestring('16W5tM7A2Nh6')
'\xd7\xa5\xb9\xb4\xce\xc0\xd8\xd8z'
 >>> base64.decodestring('2U210btwUq5f')
'\xd9M\xb5\xd1\xbbpR\xae_'
 >>>

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Ciao, Michael.




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