[OpenID] URL normalization issues
johnny at sxip.com
Thu Mar 22 22:25:13 UTC 2007
I think I was saying the same thing, or at least trying to ;-),
On 22-Mar-07, at 2:42 PM, Gabe Wachob wrote:
> I would note, however, that the equivalence rule you mention does
> have one
> exception - if the path is missing altogether, the http URL is
> equivalent to the same http URL with only '/' for the path. To wit:
> http://www.example.com/ == http://www.example.com
The OpenID spec gives the wrong example in regard to this, in the
'Normalization examples' section.
> http://www.example.com/foo != http://www.example.com/foo/
LiveJournal *does* perform the above transformation, which can break
things for unaware OPs.
So I was wondering what would be a good approach to deal with this at
a global level (if possible).
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