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Re: [Bug 6670] Allow unescaped &s, at least in attributes that accept URLs

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 08:33:46 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0905290833150.11443@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 29 May 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:
> >
> > I've tried to do this. The spec text for this is highly unintuitive, 
> > but I hope it matches practical intuition more than the previous text. 
> > I'm not compeltely convinced that this is a good idea, so let me know 
> > if you think this should be changed back.
> 
> If this mean that it's not conforming: -1!

I don't understand what you mean.


> There are better ways to achieve shorter href attributes, such as using 
> ";" instead of "&" as query parameter delimiter.

Unfortunately we are stuck with "&" for systems that use form submission.

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