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Re: Idea: voluntary restricting curl (use)

From: Peter Wang via curl-library <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 11:00:58 +1100

On Thu, 10 Jan 2019 23:25:14 +0100 (CET), Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <> wrote:
> Hey,
> I want to test an idea on you all before I proceed and do anything else with
> it. I need your input, your critique and perhaps your suggestions on how to
> make into an awesome idea.
> The problem
> You - as a user - run programs and scripts that themselves use libcurl or
> just the command line curl, in ways that you don't approve of. Even if the
> program or script was written to do use that feature.
> Anything you think you would ever use and appreciate?


  - inhibit following redirects
  - inhibit following redirects through arbitrary protocols
  - inhibit arbitrary protocols in general

A protocol whitelist would be better than a blacklist, though.

Received on 2019-01-12