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Re: comments on "&section=2" being flagged as an error

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 22:50:01 +0000 (GMT)
To: "Grant, John A" <jagrant@x1.nrcan.gc.ca>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0403202239540.14945@hugin.webthing.com>

> 1. virtually everyone in the universe codes pages with
> foo.cgi?chapter=1&section=2

Nonsense.  It happens, but not "virtually everyone" does it.

I suggest a visit to google groups.  Substitute
foo.cgi?chap=1&sect=2
in the above, and you'll find people asking why it doesn't work -
precisely because browsers get it right.  And that's regarding
mainstream browsers such as those of Microsoft, Mozilla, KDE/Apple
and Opera, as well as specialist and minority browsers.


-- 
Nick Kew
Received on Saturday, 20 March 2004 17:50:34 GMT

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