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Re: Ampersands (&'s) in URLs...

From: Jim Correia <correia@barebones.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2002 16:44:40 -0500
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <476A6C09-F81A-11D6-B78A-000A27D7C068@barebones.com>

On Thursday, November 14, 2002, at 03:53  PM, Underwood.B@forces.gc.ca 
wrote:

> The suggested fix: (
> http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/problems.html#amp ) for the
> "Ampersands (&'s) in URLs" problem does not work on the Microsoft IIS
> platform.
>
> Although it may be convenient to blame Microsoft for this situation... 
>  A
> note describing this caveat, both in the Validator and the URI above 
> would
> be helpful.

Why are you blaming IIS? The user-agent is resonsible for decoding the 
entities in the attribute value before composing the full URI to throw 
in the HTTP request...

Jim
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2002 16:44:47 GMT

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