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Hypertext links to CGI programs in HTML (Cougar)

From: Jacob Sparre Andersen <sparre@cats.nbi.dk>
Date: Sat, 05 Jul 1997 11:36:50 +0200
Message-Id: <33BE15B2.41C6@cats.nbi.dk>
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
The W3C Working Draft on Hypertext Links in HTML does not mention
passing
of arguments to CGI programs.

Why is it so?

Is the HTTP URL format for passing arguments to CGI programs really 
illegal in HTML [1]?

Should URLs in HTML code be expected to be processed for SGML entities
(especially "&amp;") before the URLs are used to download documents?

Thanks in advance.

Greetings,

Jacob

   1) The Kinder, Gentler HTML Validator says so (see
<URL:http://ugweb.cs.ualberta.ca/%7Egerald/validate/?url=http%3A%2F%2Ffys.ku.dk%2F%257Esparre%2FTegneserier%2FThorgal.da.html>
      for an example).
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