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Re: Software error when validating URL with '+' signs

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 22:00:34 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <45EC84F2.6662@xyzzy.claranet.de>

MiSsInGnO wrote:

> IIRC, some RFC suggested that spaces in URLs be replaced by a plus sign.

Dunno, as a hack I've of course seen it, but not in an RFC.

> another RFC suggested spaces to be replaced by a percent sequence (%20).

Several RFCs, percent-encoding is the standard way (STD 66).

> I filed a bug regarding this issue at
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=4365
> It seems somebody is already working on it.

Good, if Ville tackles it there will be a solution soon.

Frank
Received on Monday, 5 March 2007 21:02:55 GMT

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