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Re: A warning to proxy writers

On 4/21/05, Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> This is a nice list. Can you confirm that common browsers will
> automatically load a ftp:// image link? If so, we should really
> consider how to deal with that. :}

The easy way to test it to create a HTML file with:
  <img src=""; alt=""/>
and have netcat listen to port 21.

(Note that you have to type "200 ok"<enter> in order to get the
browser to start the FTP conversation. Maybe strace the netcat and
watch for accept() )

Confirmed with:
  * Firefox 1.0.3


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