[mod_python] bug in parsing POST input sent by Opera

Michal Vitecek fuf at mobil.cz
Mon Jul 26 13:13:45 EDT 2004

 hello again,

 after some investigating i found out the data already gets mangled to
 mod_python so it's not mod_python's problem. so the problem is somewhere
 in flash player and opera integration. apologies for the possible
 confusion - i've just found out.

Michal Vitecek wrote:
> hello,
> i'm encountering a bug in mod_python (3.1.3) which occurs when POST is
> used to send data _and_ Opera browser (7.50.673 or 7.53.737 in my case)is
> used to send the data. the bug is that mod_python parses the last
> attribute=value pair wrongly as it sometimes add a random character (just
> one) to the value, so instead of getting attribute=value i get
> attribute=value4 or attribute=valueM etc.
> this doesn't happen when any other browser is used (mozilla based, ms
> ie, lynx) or when GET method is used.
> the bug can be worked around by adding a junk attribute=value to be the
> last one - so it doesn't matter it gets mangled by mod_python.
> btw: i don't think it's an opera's fault - it works flawlessly with
> mod_php or mod_perl.

		fuf		(fuf at mobil.cz)

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