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bug#14128: web/http.scm: bad-header date check (UTC?)

From: Daniel Hartwig
Subject: bug#14128: web/http.scm: bad-header date check (UTC?)
Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2013 06:45:15 +0800

On 3 April 2013 20:32, Thien-Thi Nguyen <address@hidden> wrote:
> () Daniel Hartwig <address@hidden>
> () Wed, 3 Apr 2013 18:47:22 +0800
>    Interesting.  Though this does gradually erode the type barrier
>    erected by the web module.  I am reluctant to cede this territory.
> I suppose playing whack-a-mole is fun sometimes, for a while.
>    Instead of this cruft accumulating in a few places (the web modules),
>    it becomes gratutiously spread around and duplicated in other
>    programs.
> Well more precisely, in those programs which talk to such servers, and
> actually care about that particular data.  (Many programs do not.)
>    It was previously suggested to implement a permissive flag that,
>    while not passing unparsed data to the users, will at least not raise
>    errors and stop.
> In this direction, you might as well go higher-order.  Client code
> specifies the conversion procedure, and there is a reasonable default
> (also exported, so that the user can compose it w/ their own bad-input
> detection/handling).  This is more Schemely, in my mind.

That is ‘declare-header!’.

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