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Re: Possible harm caused by using cURL on other people's websites.

From: Guenter <lists_at_gknw.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 22:57:58 +0200

Hi Kamil,
Am 23.08.2010 22:37, schrieb Kamil Dudka:
> On Monday 23 August 2010 22:16:32 Gloves 12 wrote:
>> Maybe I'm being overly cautions. But I know that, even though I
>> work hard at making them good, some of my cURL calls are not exactly
>> the same as their browser counterparts. I'm wondering if anyone else
>> has ever considered this, or knows anything more about it (like "yes,
>> we all worry about this a ton, you need to be testing your cURL
>> statements a lot better" or "no, these never matter - it's really rare
>> that even a terribly sloppy cURL call would ever harm a website").
>
> Not sure if I understand ... but the license sounds clear to me. Nor
> authors, neither copyright holders are responsible for any damage caused
> by any curl usage. It's completely your responsibility and your decision
> of what is safe and what is not.
it sounds more to me that he asks some general questions, and seems to
be a really nice guy who cares a lot (may be too much) if he can harm a
remote server ...

GŁn.

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