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2006-11-29 22:41:53.693492+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

Idiocy of the moment: The Kaiser Permanente's "contact member services with questions" web page doesn't let you use question marks in the question field. Duh.

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#Comment SQL injection attack avoidance? made: 2006-11-30 05:09:11.088073+00 by: dws

Do they also disallow '%'?

#Comment Re: made: 2006-11-30 14:35:08.901322+00 by: Dan Lyke

I don't know, I didn't try. I just culled stuff 'til it worked.

It would shock and amaze me that in late 2006 people would be disallowing characters rather than escaping them, but then I guess I've used software...

#Comment Re: made: 2006-11-30 19:20:12.655249+00 by: Dan Lyke

Update from this morning: I just re-wrote my response to their response without using contractions or the posessive because it also whined when I used apostrophes.

And Rebecca Blood is running into similar issues.

It's 2006 people, how fucking dense do you have to be to be writing crap web apps like this?

#Comment Re: made: 2006-11-30 21:29:23.637843+00 by: Shawn

Answer: Lowest bid contractor delivering in the shortest amount of time.