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Re: ANN: Annozilla, annotations in Mozilla

From: Matthew Wilson <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 20:45:46 +0100
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To: Art Barstow <barstow@w3.org>, "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>
Cc: www-annotation@w3.org
At 10:38 25/04/01 -0400, Art Barstow wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 10:23:55AM -0400, Ralph R. Swick wrote:
> > > [Note that a '+' sign in the user name causes a problem
> > >  so don't use that char until the problem is fixed.]
> >
> > Thanks for this hint, Art.  It certainly tripped me up
> > since I had registered as swick+annotate in
> > http://annotest.w3.org/annotations.  I just had to
> > re-register for a new account.  (Note to Marja: don't
> > double-count me as a user for WWW10 :-)
> > Do you know where this problem might lie?
>The Annotea servlet received "swick annotate" [the
>'+' was replaced with a space] so my guess is that
>Annozilla needs to URL encode the username before
>it sends it to the servlet.

I do encode the username, etc., before passing them, but neither Mozilla 
nor IE5 think that a '+' needs to be encoded. I can change the code to 
manually encode a '+' (I've tested this and it works), but it seems a 
little odd.

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