truncated VRT_r_req_url

dwi kristianto steamboatid at
Mon Jan 3 15:21:17 CET 2011

hello poul,

thanks for the reply.
i agree with you that the standard said so, but some bad bot and
browser may ignore that.

that's the problem i'm facing now, and i'm creating something at
varnish to handle that corectly at the backend.

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:57 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
> In message <AANLkTi=vdmgRESg7vWEsg4gEfRDGb8J9VJF2M7mj4XWk at>, dwi
> kristianto writes:
>>inputed request : http://adomain/q?word1 word2
> The HTTP client has to encode the space as %20 before sending it,
> the URL field cannot contain white-space in the HTTP protocol.
> See RFC2616 section 5.1
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