Bug 99145 - Web Inspector: Show request body source in request headers view.
Summary: Web Inspector: Show request body source in request headers view.
Alias: None
Product: WebKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Web Inspector (Deprecated) (show other bugs)
Version: 528+ (Nightly build)
Hardware: All All
: P2 Normal
Assignee: Vsevolod Vlasov
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-10-12 00:20 PDT by Vsevolod Vlasov
Modified: 2012-10-12 02:20 PDT (History)
10 users (show)

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screenshot (149.42 KB, image/png)
2012-10-12 00:29 PDT, Vsevolod Vlasov
no flags Details
Patch (11.96 KB, patch)
2012-10-12 00:30 PDT, Vsevolod Vlasov
no flags Details | Formatted Diff | Diff

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Description Vsevolod Vlasov 2012-10-12 00:20:02 PDT
User report: 

Currently on the Network -> Headers tab, you can see the form data submitted on a POST request. However, unlike with Request Headers and Response Headers, there isn't a "view source" option to see this form data in the raw.

This option would be helpful, as it's (a) easier to see subtle syntax issues this way. 

I ran into this problem today, where a piece of form data had quotes around it when it shouldn't have. Since you often see quotes around string data to distinguish them from other datatypes (e.g., JSON), this didn't immediately stand out. I spent a few hours troubleshooting, thinking the problem was somewhere else, until I used Firebug with Firefox, and viewing the raw data immediately made the quotes stand out.
Comment 1 Vsevolod Vlasov 2012-10-12 00:29:03 PDT
Created attachment 168370 [details]
Comment 2 Vsevolod Vlasov 2012-10-12 00:30:22 PDT
Created attachment 168371 [details]
Comment 3 WebKit Review Bot 2012-10-12 00:33:39 PDT
Attachment 168371 [details] did not pass style-queue:

Failed to run "['Tools/Scripts/check-webkit-style', '--diff-files', u'Source/WebCore/ChangeLog', u'Source/WebCor..." exit_code: 1
Source/WebCore/ChangeLog:25:  Need whitespace between colon and description  [changelog/filechangedescriptionwhitespace] [5]
Total errors found: 1 in 4 files

If any of these errors are false positives, please file a bug against check-webkit-style.
Comment 4 WebKit Review Bot 2012-10-12 02:20:37 PDT
Comment on attachment 168371 [details]

Clearing flags on attachment: 168371

Committed r131161: <http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/131161>
Comment 5 WebKit Review Bot 2012-10-12 02:20:41 PDT
All reviewed patches have been landed.  Closing bug.