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Re: Extended URL for frames

From: Carl Morris <msftrncs@htcnet.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 1996 18:40:57 -0500
Message-Id: <199609152346.SAA01580@inet.htcnet.com>
To: "Jon Degenhardt" <jrd@netcom.com>, "WWW Style List" <www-style@w3.org>
| Daniel W. Connolly <connolly@w3.org> writes:
| > Hmmm... I'm pretty sure I've seen implementations that scan
| > from the right for the first #, and consider that to be the
| > split between the URL and the fragment identifier.
| 
| This is the first step in the parsing algorithm described in RFC
1808,
| "Relative Uniform Resource Locators" (http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/
| Addressing/rfc1808.txt).

How can this be, if the same spec states that the fragment starts at
the FIRST # character ...  I would say someone wasn't thinking... or
was assuming that all other # characters would be escaped...  bad
thinking unless they explicitly state this in the spec...
Received on Sunday, 15 September 1996 19:44:40 GMT

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