Strict HTTP Parsing

In version 2.0 of the .Net Framework, we (System.Net) changed how we parse HTTP traffic.  The change has gone to a more strict parsing model.  One example, is we now require a CRLF (carriage return, line feed) at the end of each line.  While these changes were done to improve the security of our HTTP stack, it…

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System.Net now registers a default FtpWebRequest implementation

Prior to the .NET Framework version 2.0, applications could register a component to handle FTP requests using System.Net’s extensible pluggable protocol framework.  Components for handling different web requests are registered by associating the component with a specific URI prefix.  Any web request that matches that prefix would then be handled by that component.  In version…

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