[Catalyst] Trailing undef in uri_for()

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Tue Jun 5 16:12:07 GMT 2007

On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 06:20:33AM -0700, Bill Moseley wrote:
> Hum, I can see where a single '' would be useful if you wanted to do:
>     $x = $c->uri_for( '/path', '' );  # include trailing slash
>     $x .= 'foo';                      # for /path/foo
> Although I'm not sure why you wouldn't just use '/foo' in that case.

Nor am I, but for e.g. DAV presence of / is significat.
> But,
>     $c->uri_for( '/path', '','' );
> would generate http://localhost/path// which doesn't seem useful.
> Can you think of a case for that?

A varchar primary key that was allowed to be ''

> So, I guess what I'm asking for is to indeed remove trailing empty
> strings.  But, perhaps there's a valid use case for extra and trailing
> slashes I'm not thinking of.
Out of luck then, I'm afraid. 
> I thought Apache ignored multiple slashes as with these:
>     http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/upgrading.html
>     http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2////upgrading.html

That's probably fs-mapped directly.
> But different here (images and css)
>     http://apache.org/foundation/contributing.html
>     http://apache.org/foundation///contributing.html

and that not :)

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