[Web-SIG] wsgiref.validate allows wsgi.input.read() with no argument

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Sun Dec 14 01:08:10 CET 2008

Graham Dumpleton wrote:
>> An application that relies on the server to simulate end-of-file will be a
>> broken application on some servers.  This is not an uncommon problem.
>>  Therefore the validator tests for this case; if you want an application
>> that actually works consistently, you shouldn't do
>> environ['wsgi.input'].read().
> The validator does not test for that case, that is what I am pointing
> out. The validator allows read() to be called with no argument.

Ah, sorry, I wasn't paying attention... okay, then yes, I agree -- the 
validator should be more restrictive.

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