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Re: question: URIs with & character

From: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2001 14:25:55 -0500
Message-Id: <200108031928.f73JSh700514@theinfo.org>
Cc: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
To: "Ron Daniel" <rdaniel@interwoven.com>
On Friday, August 3, 2001, at 02:20  PM, Ron Daniel wrote:

> 1) Escape as &amp; and advise RDF applications or processors
>    that they will need to unescape such things. (Preferably
>    the RDF processor unescapes it before handing it off to
>    the calling application, says the guy developing applications
>    more than RDF parsers.)

I really, really, hope that most RDF/XML parsers are built on 
top of XML parsers, in which case the &amp; is unescaped for 
free. Parsers that do not do proper XML parsing should be taken 
out back and beaten. ;-)

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