Re: An smtp URL scheme

Greg Marr (gregm@alum.wpi.edu)
Thu, 10 Jul 1997 13:54:32 -0400


Message-Id: <3.0.2.32.19970710135432.008fae30@pop.ma.ultranet.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 13:54:32 -0400
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Greg Marr <gregm@alum.wpi.edu>
Subject: Re: An smtp URL scheme
In-Reply-To: <v03102829afeabcb8f20a@[205.149.180.135]>

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At 09:27 AM 7/10/97 -0700, Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
>At 9:41a -0400 07/10/97, Greg Marr wrote:
>If you do track it down, I'd be interested in seeing it. The 
documentation
>at hoohoo.ncsa.uiuc.edu speaks only of ampersands...

The discussions were during this calendar year, and I doubt the 
documentation has been updated at all in the last year.

> > Are you saying that entity replacement shouldn't be performed on
> > attribute values?
>
>I'm saying it is not necessary to use entities for ampersands within
>an attribute value.

The general gist of the discussion was that in order to be 100% 
conformant, the & in the URL would have to escaped as sgml entities, 
and that any ampersands not used as seperators would have to be url-
escaped.


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