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Status: Duplicate
Merged: issue 45051
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Closed: Oct 2011
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OS: All
Pri: 3
Type: Bug

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Chrome should not convert '\' to '/' in URLs

Reported by jyass...@gmail.com, Oct 12 2011

Issue description

Chrome Version       : 16.0.899.0
OS Version: OS X 10.6.8
URLs (if applicable) : http://cs/includes\(
Other browsers tested:
     Safari 5.1: OK
  Firefox 7.0.1: OK

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. Go to a URL with '\' in the path section.

What is the expected result?
Chrome escapes the '\' to '%5C' and sends it.

What happens instead?
Chrome converts the '\' to a '/', assuming I've typed a Windows path, and breaks the escaping of the regular expression I was trying to type.


UserAgentString: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_8) AppleWebKit/535.6 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/16.0.899.0 Safari/535.6
 
Cc: brettw@chromium.org
Labels: -OS-Mac -Area-Undefined -Pri-2 OS-All Area-Internals Pri-3
Putting regular expressions directly into a URL path being typed from a browser address bar sounds like begging for trouble to me...

Comment 2 by tony@chromium.org, Oct 13 2011

Mergedinto: 45051
Status: Duplicate
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Comment 3 by bugdroid1@chromium.org, Oct 13 2012

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Mergedinto: chromium:45051
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Comment 4 by bugdroid1@chromium.org, Mar 10 2013

Labels: -Area-Internals Cr-Internals

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