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Re: Double %-encoding in "respond to this messages" from mailing-list archives.

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:01:06 -0500
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <28859679-1814-48E9-80F0-7DB285EA2D52@w3.org>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>

On 24 Sep 2012, at 7:33 AM, Simon Sapin wrote:

> Hi,
> The mailing-list archives have a mailto: link marked "respond to this messages" with the suitable In-Reply-To and References headers so that a reply can be properly threaded, even when the author did not have the original message in their email client.
> See for example at the bottom near "Mail actions":
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Sep/0454.html
> The feature is great, except it does not quite work. There is some double %-encoding going on, and References: <_foo_> is encoded as References=%253C_foo_%253E instead of References=%3C_foo_%3E, and thus decoded as References: %3C_foo_%3E
> Please let me know if I can help further with fixing this.

Thanks, Simon. I'm forwarding to the Systems Team. 


> Regards,
> -- 
> Simon Sapin

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