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Id: 85119
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Queue: libwww-perl

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Requestors: justincase [...] yopmail.com
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Subject: requests die because of meta tags
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lwp requests are dying when encountering certain meta tags. example is techcrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2013/05/01/coindesk/ That dies with message: Illegal field name 'X-Meta-Twitter:card' which is derived from this in the html: <meta name='twitter:card' content='photo' />
From: justincase [...] yopmail.com
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On Tue May 07 20:29:53 2013, justincase wrote: Show quoted text
> lwp requests are dying when encountering certain meta tags. example is > techcrunch: http://techcrunch.com/2013/05/01/coindesk/ > > That dies with message: Illegal field name 'X-Meta-Twitter:card' > which is derived from this in the html: > <meta name='twitter:card' content='photo' />
Someone else encountered this same problem on stackoverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14740365/why-cant-lwpuseragent-get-this-site-entirely
Same problem as #80524. Fixed by upgrading to HTML-Parser-3.71.


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