Still having HTTP 400 - nginx bad request error

mike mike503 at
Wed Aug 13 23:14:57 MSD 2008

On 8/13/08, Igor Sysoev <is at> wrote:

> nginx accepts any character in URL except space. I do not think that
> unescaped spaces are common: I have just seen's last
> 400,000 requests. There are 50 line with 400 errors and no one with space.
> Probably these spaces are bugs in mobile phones.
> Apache 1.3 returns 400 for such URLs too, while modern Apache2 accepts them.

okay, so anyone with a buggy mobile phone loading an nginx site is
just out of luck? instead of probably a minor check for a " " in the
url and encoding it for them?

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