[racket-dev] PLaneT gives error "502: Proxy Error" when trying to confirm registration

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Mon Feb 7 21:20:01 EST 2011

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 10:23 PM, Mike Kazantsev <mk.fraggod at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2011 14:04:59 -0600
> Robby Findler <robby-5YcgHWA4rVnfxgxxWyf0drK6bRJNSFrb at public.gmane.org>
> wrote:
>> Hi: I wasn't able to reproduce the error, but looking at the logs and
>> the code I came up with an educated guess, namely that you were using
>> some non-raw ASCII text in your information and that was confusing
>> planet. It looks like the test for ASCII-ness was wrong, so I've
>> changed that test and restarted the server.
> Registered a new login with pretty muich the same data (using "_" in
> login instead of a ".") and indeed it works.
> There should be no non-ascii data, although I'm pretty sure there
> shouldn't have been any in the previous form as well.
> Maybe receiving code somehow misinterpreted the "." in the login
> ("mk.fg")?
> Otherwise it could've been just my mistake I guess, but it's quite hard
> to make though.

Yeah, it was the period. I'm not getting any error messages out of the
system that I can find when I do that, but I've now disallowed it on
the server.

Thanks for helping to debug this.


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