Mac vs. Windows
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Oct 4 04:59:23 EDT 2008
Melitón Cardona Torres wrote:
> A real mystery:
> put "ftp://firstname.lastname@example.org:email@example.com/" into
> makes a connection in a Mac compilation, but not in a Windows one.
> Yet, if a compare the string with the mactoISO of the string, they are
> How come one connects and the other (Windows) does not?
> Any ideas or is it a bug?
Could it be that Windows or some third-party utility is preventing URLs
with embedded passwords?
I know MSIE started blocking web pages with embedded passwords some
years ago. I wonder if they've extended that to the OS level, perhaps
overidable in a Control Panel or some such. Just a hunch.
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