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LiveJournal not responding to XML-RPC posts [Jul. 6th, 2004|02:45 pm]
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[davidrm]
Starting a few weeks back, using my product, The Journal, to post to LiveJournal started having problems.

I have spent the afternoon bug-hunting, and determined that it's not me. Something in LiveJournal changed, and there's been very little that I can find about what that change might've been. No updates to documentation, for example.

Here's an example of a post that worked before:

POST /interface/xmlrpc/ HTTP/1.1
User Agent: The Journal 3
Host: www.livejournal.com
Content-type: text/xml
Content-length: 119


LJ.XMLRPC.getchallenge
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Comments:
[User Picture]From: marksmith
2004-07-06 03:07 pm (UTC)
Yes, this is a recent change on our end. The HTTP specification is very specific about what is allowed to be part of headers, and spaces are not allowed to the left of the initial colon.

Best of luck!
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