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From the /import web page, accessed through "Add an application" link in the "Edit profile" page, my projects can not be imported and the error message is not clear:

  1. Go to
  2. Type
  3. Click "Get project"
  4. The "Sorry, we could not retrieve that URL for some reason." error message appears.

The same behaviour appears using these links:

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Might the HEAD request be failing (…)? – Bart Aug 21 '12 at 8:45
Using it appears to reply with a 200 (on HTTPS). HTTP replies with a 301/Moved permanently, but it seems correct. – Michele Di Cosmo Aug 21 '12 at 8:50
These URLs redirect to https:// equivalents, perhaps you should try the 302 endpoint instead? If that does work (e.g. then Careers 2.0 should be updated to follow 30x redirects properly. If that doesn't work, perhaps Careers 2.0 doesn't handle (some?) SSL sites. – Martijn Pieters Aug 21 '12 at 8:54
@MartijnPieters All the above mentioned endpoints have been tried and noone works (i.e. HTTP and HTTPS, returning redirect and OK answers). – Michele Di Cosmo Aug 21 '12 at 9:10
Well, since your SSL cert is a DigiCert issue, it looks like Careers 2.0 either cannot handle HTTPS sites at all, or doesn't handle Transfer-Encoding: chunked; I don't see anything wrong with your sites in any case. – Martijn Pieters Aug 21 '12 at 9:24
Happened to me with importing articles a while back:…. They managed to fix it at the time though. Could it be the same issue here? – Tudor Aug 21 '12 at 12:18
@Tudor behavior seems compatible with the one of your issue: it gets a while for the error message to appear. however, HTTPS returns a 200, not a redirect, so I don't know what happens under the hood on the careers website. – Michele Di Cosmo Aug 21 '12 at 12:51
@Sid: I went ahead and put a bounty to get things moving. Hopefully a mod/staff will see it now and attempt a fix. – Tudor Aug 23 '12 at 15:19
@Tudor: Hey, thank you so much! – Michele Di Cosmo Aug 24 '12 at 15:40
up vote 2 down vote accepted

This works now, and probably has for some time. Likely related to the HEAD issue listed in the comments (we switched back to a GET).

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