For those of you who have gotten an "You entered an invalid URL" message when leaving a comment, no I didn't set out to ban you from commenting - it is that you didn't put an "http://" in front of your URL.  Due to some security bugs, the input checking code was tightened up a couple months ago, and part of that changed how the URLs were parsed.  After months of procrastinating, I finally got around to working on the problem - and it took all of five minutes to add a new type of filter that checks the URL prior to validation and prepends an "http://" to the beginning if you forget.

So, those of you who thought I didn't want to hear from you, comment away... 

Posted by Jon Daley on July 9, 2007, 4:54 pm | Read 2623 times
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Yayyy :-)

Posted by Laedelas on July 9, 2007, 10:19 pm

With the "www." even... :)

Posted by jondaley on July 10, 2007, 1:08 pm

Now that I think about it, I should have put

Posted by Laedelas on July 11, 2007, 1:14 am
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