[Catalyst] Content-Length: 0 on POSTs
Thomas L. Shinnick
tshinnic at io.com
Sat Sep 30 00:44:16 CEST 2006
At 05:03 PM 9/29/2006, Bill Moseley wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 05:53:35PM -0400, Christopher H. Laco wrote:
> > I've suffered through this as well. In my case, it was a shit version of
> > CompuServe7 w/ a borked early version of Moz. In my case, this browser,
> > and some others will post 0 bytes if you try and disable the submit
> > button with javavscript (to prevent double clicks), then call
> > form.submit(), and only under SSL. In our case, since it was specific to
> > an old crappy version of COmpuserve, we simply told those people to
> > upgraded their junk.
> > It still happens to this about 3-5 times a week.
> > Welcome to the internet. :-)
>I've got email into the IT staff of both users, so hopefully I'll find
>out if it really is just an old version of IE. If they reply.
>But, it's hard to imagine that there's not more to this. It's hard
>for me to believe that these users have never posted a form before in
>SSL mode. It's not like I'm doing anything that complex in these
>forms. Very odd.
Reading around, I can't find anywhere that says "an updated IE" will
_have_ the fix KB831167. It _seems_ to be the case that it must be
applied separately, apart from the normal Windows updates. I haven't
found any links in other updates that say it has been included in
I take it as a very bad sign that the download page for "Internet
Explorer 6 Service Pack 1" has as its leading "What Others Are
1. Update for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (KB831167)
Does anybody know whether this fix (released in 2004) is guaranteed
to be in recent IEs ?
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 download page:
BTW: I wonder why no one has gotten the domain farceforge.com and
forwarded it to microsoft.com ?
>moseley at hank.org
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