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Bug 98118 - If a file viewed via Mozilla proxies through privoxy, the open keyword gats translated to concat
If a file viewed via Mozilla proxies through privoxy, the open keyword gats t...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: privoxy (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
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Reported: 2003-06-26 16:18 EDT by Steven W. Orr
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:55 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-26 17:07:28 EDT
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Description Steven W. Orr 2003-06-26 16:18:18 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030525

Description of problem:
Using Mozilla which is using privoxy, go to
and see that the text which contains the open keyword is translated to concat.
Reproducible every time. We have determined that the problem is privoxy related.

You can see the reported bug at mozilla at 


(We originally thought the bug was in Mozilla.)

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. http://davesource.com/Bugs/mozilla.2.html
2. See the word concat?
3. Now fetch the same file using lynx (or without privoxy).

Actual Results:  The word concat was displayed.

Expected Results:  The word open should have been displayed.

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I'm calling this severity high because it represents a data loss.
Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2003-06-26 17:07:28 EDT
Thats a known problem of privoxy. Everything will be filtered unless you configure privoxy to 
omit filtering for URLs match a certain pattern.  
Please add a regex like this at the top of your user.action file (accessable vi http://p.p/): 
{ -filter } 
(Everything after { -filter }  needs to be in one line) 
A similar line is already as a comment in the user.action file, this one is a more enhanced 
version from one of the privoxy authors. 

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