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Re: Query parameter separator value

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 16:41:27 +0100
To: Youenn Fablet <youenn.fablet@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: www-ws-desc <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-id: <45DC6827.8040206@crf.canon.fr>

Option 2 would be to add an assertion that the instance data MUST NOT 
contain the queryParameterSeparator.


Youenn Fablet wrote:
> Reading the specification, it seems that the only constraint on the 
> separator value is to be a xml string of length 1.
> It would therefore be possible to have a separator value that needs to 
> be %-encoded in the URL (e.g. queryParameterSeparator="").
> I do not know whether that was intended but in this case, the query 
> string may become ambiguous: if the separator value appears in a 
> parameter value, it will be %-encoded exactly like the separator 
> value. It might be safer to restrict the separator value range.
> In any case, the most sensible values are '&' and ';'. Is there any 
> other obvious possibility?
> While '&' is the default value, ';' does not appear AFAIKT neither in 
> the spec nor in the primer.
> It might therefore be good to add a statement that tells a word about 
> these values, maybe as a SHOULD.
> Regards,
>    Youenn
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