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Re: No specification for querystrings and fragment identifiers

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 11:00:46 -0500
Message-ID: <383ABA2E.686644CD@htmlhelp.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Dave J Woolley wrote:
> 
> > From: Pieter Van Waeyenberge [SMTP:pvanwaeyenberge@icon.be]
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 1999 1:03 PM
> >
> > a browser should render 'html' ... querystring syntax isnt really 'html' ?
> >
> href parameters are HTML, although there may be a problem here in that,
> although all browsers that I know of do entity replacement in href
> parameters, the fomral syntax appears to be CDATA, which doesn't as
> far as I know, permit entities to be replaced.

It does for attribute values.  See
<http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/types.html#h-6.2>.

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Liam Quinn
A Real Validator for Windows, http://arealvalidator.com
Web Design Group, http://www.htmlhelp.com
Received on Tuesday, 23 November 1999 11:00:00 GMT

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