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Re: Warn about unknown parameters

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 00:12:13 +0100 (BST)
To: "Peter K. Sheerin" <pete@petesguide.com>
cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.21.0108020008040.360-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Peter K. Sheerin wrote:

> Wrong! (I think.)

I think you're falling into the same confusion I did in my first post
on the subject.

> This says nothing about escaping the semicolon when used as a separator, so
> that must mean that his URL was perfectly valid, right?

His URL *is* perfectly valid.  The issue is having to URLencode it
when the entire URL is embedded in a QUERY_STRING.

Nick Kew

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