It seems it's all too easy to generate double slashes in the path component of a URL,
because I received via email a report that my
all had that issue.
I made a change a few months ago in how I internally store the base URL of my blog.
It used to be that I did not store the trailing slash
"https://boston.conman.org/" would be stored as
so I had code to keep adding it back in when generating links.
I changed the code to store the tailing slash,
but missed one section of code because I don't subscribe to any of my feed files and didn't notice the issue.
I also fixed an actual crashing bug.
All I have to say about that is that web robots are quite good at generating really garbage requests using a variety of methods—it's like free fuzz testing!
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