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[whatwg] IE/Win treats backslashes in path as forward slashes

From: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 15:13:09 +0100
Message-ID: <461CECF5.2080208@mozilla.org>
Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
> Looking through the spec again, there is nothing about backslashes in 
> URI's path being treated as a forward slash, behaviour needed for 
> compatibility for quite a few websites.

I would be rather surprised if that were true, given that Firefox 
doesn't do it and I've never come across a website which broke for that 
reason. But maybe I live a sheltered life.

Received on Wednesday, 11 April 2007 07:13:09 UTC

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