Friday, February 24, 2006

A Canary Trap for URI Escaping

A Canary Trap for URI Escaping:
As web applications talk to each other more and more, the issue of URI escaping becomes more important--and more difficult. Escaping reserved characters correctly is vital to preserving user security and proper behavior, but it's neither idempotent nor free. Robert Spier shows how to build a canary trap into your URIs to help you escape and unescape data appropriately, effectively, and sufficiently.

(Via O'Reilly Network Articles.)