Closed Bug 672079 Opened 10 years ago Closed 10 years ago
bad handling of single quotes inside HTTP Link header fields
The parser for Link header fields treats single quotes just like double quotes. In some cases, this is just an annoyance because it accepts values other UAs may not accept: http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc/httplink/#simplecsssq What's worse is that it misinterprets valid parameters that use the token format, where the single quote is a "normal" character without special treatment: http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc/httplink/#simplecsstitle5987r I recommend simply removing the special casing for single quotes. This fixes the second test case, and established parity with Opera in the first one.
This fixes two more cases on http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc/httplink/
Attachment #548306 - Flags: review?(bzbarsky)
Comment on attachment 548306 [details] [diff] [review] remove special treatment of single quotes OK, let's give this a shot....
Attachment #548306 - Flags: review?(bzbarsky) → review+
Assignee: nobody → julian.reschke
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla8
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