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Bug#172132: pkgreport.cgi doesn't cope with & where & is expected

severity 172132 wishlist

On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 03:37:56PM +0000, Darren Salt wrote:
> Arguably, pkgreport.cgi etc. not coping with & where & is expected is
> correct behaviour, but there are one or two browsers which don't decode
> character entities in URLs (in the case of at least one such browser, it was
> a design decision based on & in URLs often being a literal & rather than
> marking the start of a character entity).
> Better to be liberal in what you accept :-)

Funny you should say that, in light of...

  X-Message-Flag: Outlook Express is broken. Upgrade to mail(1).

IMHO this is not a bug, it's a request for supporting broken browsers.

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