When comparing FoxyCart's Transaction Datafeed's raw POSTs to any other web service, EE's reception seems totally different.

What is going on?

I am using the latest version of EE as of this writing, 2.8.1.

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Use $_REQUEST because it remains untouched.

FTR it's not the permitted_uri_chars config item. The $_POST and ee()->input->post(...) are cleaned via Input::_clean_input_data.

Instead of hacking core (which is an option, see below) I got the hint to use $_REQUEST from this CI issue:


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