[Clipart] files damaged at upload - again

Nicu Buculei nicu at apsro.com
Tue Oct 12 02:46:52 PDT 2004

Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:
> This looks very much to me like a content separator, something
> CGI::Lite is not cleaning out and should be (or else, something a
> browser is inserting and shouldn't be).  Before, I had asked about
> just removing everything after the closing </svg> tag in order to
> solve this, but I was told that it's valid for comments or RDF to be
> after the closing </svg> tag.
> Now it has occurred to me that comments or RDF metadata will start
> with the character < whereas the above doesn't.  So I'm proposing
> this:
>       $img =~ s|(?<=</svg>)[^<]*||s;
> That should greatly reduce the incidence of this bug.  It doesn't
> actually completely fix it, as there is always the vague possibility
> that the junk at the end might contain a less-than symbol, but to my
> knowledge it hasn't in the cases we've seen, so at minimum we should
> see the bug much less often with this change.

i have another test case for you:

this time the junk at the end of the file is only "--"


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