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Re: bug

From: Fred Bone <fred.bone@dial.pipex.com>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 18:56:25 +0100
To: jhorman@lycos-inc.com
CC: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <392AD459.17233.6750A19@localhost>
On 23 May 2000, at 13:48, jhorman@lycos-inc.com wrote:

> No, the proper URL querystring should be & delimited not &amp; delimited.
> QueryString parsers such as asp would interpret the url as having a query param
> called "amp;BV_EngineID", thereby breaking the cgi apps which these urls point
> to. Your right in that it is the proper xml encoding but not html.

The querystring sent by a browser will have had the "&amp;" 
interpreted into "&".
Received on Tuesday, 23 May 2000 13:56:36 GMT

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