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Re: mailto URIs

From: Charles Lindsey <chl@clerew.man.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 14:29:51 +0100
To: "Frank Ellermann" <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Message-ID: <op.ssp2f1xl6hl8nm@clerew.man.ac.uk>

On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 05:18:59 +0100, Frank Ellermann
<nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de> wrote:

> But maybe I got it completely wrong.  Without kowing what
> STD 66 actually means I'm unable to comment something like...
>
>   newsgroup-name = %x22-29 / %x2B / %x2D-3E / %x40-5A / %x5E-7E
>
> ...found in draft-lindsey-news-nntp-uri-00, which of these
> characters need to be escaped in an URL ?

It says "the characters '%', '@', '/' and '#' are reserved and MUST be
%-encoded if they occur. All other characters MAY be used freely to
represent themselves".

AIUI, saying that is consistent with RFC 3986.

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