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Teresa Raymond
March 28, 2002 14:46
re: unallowed chars
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Ok, and where are the recommended characters to disallow?  I have 
tested and I know which characters are going through but I would like 
to make sure I've included most of the recommended list.

>From: Teresa Raymond <>
>>  Where in the Camel or other resource is the list of characters that
>>  we don't want people to type in.  I'm still collecting all the
>>  resources I lost from my logic board dying.  Thanks in advance.
>When testing data you should ALWAYS test whether the string
>contains only the allowed characters or is in the allowed format,
>never whether it contains some forbidden characters or contains
>something that you do not like.
>You may forget something that happens to be special in your case
>and you would open a security hole while thinking you are safe.
>While in the life I prefer "what is not forbidden, is allowed"
>in programming it should be the oposite.
>=========== == ==========
>There is a reason for living. There must be. I've seen it somewhere.
>It's just that in the mess on my table ... and in my brain
>I can't find it.
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