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@siinclaiir@neckbeard.xyz Jezus christ what is up with this header :|
13KB of just header (including some "normal" header stuff) :|

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@finlaydag33k I think it's meant to be a spoof of the Gadsen flag, "ascii snek" might be a play on "no step on snek".

@Dolly Well, that wasn't exactly the thing I was going on about :p
I mainly am just wondering why it's in the header to begin with, as it basically wastes a craptonne of data on each request :|

@finlaydag33k Ah sorry, I don't know the context here. I thought this was some readme file! Is this like.... an HTTP header or something? I hope it isn't!!

@Dolly That...
Is actually the HTTP header that is being send on each request :|

Like this JSON file:
neckbeard.xyz/instance/pleroma

That takes about 13.44KB to download... Of which 13.331KB was just headers :|

@finlaydag33k Oh, it's one of *those* instances.... That explains everything. Good thing my admin defederated from it.

@Dolly Yea... They do have a bot that I like but honestly... I don't think having this kind of bullcrap is worth it.
I'll be discussing it with my instance admin to undertake actions if need be.

@finlaydag33k @Dolly on one hand, 13kb isn't a whole lot comparatively, most webshits waste megabytes on stuff that's equally as useless as those headers; but on the other hand, for a successful request your response header should never be bigger than the response body lol

@nytpu I mean, I agree in part, yes, a lot of sites also have a lot of data waste going on.
But that's not a reason to also do it yourself.
It'd be like saying littering isn't that bad because others litter harder.

@finlaydag33k

We dont have to bother with that anymore, thanks for reporting it.

That is a malicious instance.

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