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Re: lynx-dev multipart/form-data boundary

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev multipart/form-data boundary
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 15:13:42 -0500
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On Fri, Nov 01, 2002 at 12:06:53PM -0800, all kui wrote:
> in RFC 2388: Returning Values from Forms: 
> multipart/form-data
> (
> in paragraph 4.1 "Boundary"
> it says:
> "As with other multipart types, a boundary is selected
> that does not occur in any of the data."
> later on it says:
> ..."For example"...
> "--AaB03x"
> Now when I tested my code, that grabs data sent from a
> multipart/form-data encoded form, I saw that Lynx
> (versions 8.2.3 and 8.2.4 which I used) always
> returned:
> xnyLAaB03X
> as a boundary.
> In this boundary "xnyL" is the mirrored equivalent of
> "Lynx" and "AaB03x" is being taken literally from the
> author's example, but now with capital X at the end...

yes - I know that.  Perhaps you have a simple patch in mind which could
implement this in the current code (I don't see that it is simple, or
I would have done it).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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