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Re: Latest IE patch breaking non username:[email protected]?

  • From: Jeff Workman
  • Date: Tue Feb 03 13:21:24 2004

--On Tuesday, February 03, 2004 11:34 AM -0600 Bryan Heitman <[email protected]> wrote:

Yes they broke basic auth in a URL.

I am uncertain as to why it was necessary to remove this functionality.
My guess is that too many people were getting burned by URLs like this:

http://[email protected]%77%77%77%2E%70%69%6D%70%77%6F%72%6B%73%2E%6F%72%67


Jeff Workman | [email protected] |