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Re: BACKSLASH

From: Gerald E. Boyd <gboyd@netcom.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 08:29:03 -0800
Message-Id: <4.2.2.20000324082611.00a25b90@10.0.2.2.>
To: WWW4MAIL-COMMENTS@w3.org
At 07:08 PM 3/23/00 +0100, TECHMETAL wrote the following:

>Your www4mail service is a nice one...
>
>But...sometimes I use a special
>internetmail service which doesn't
>allow me to type a "backslash"
>character, so I can'trequest url of
>more than 40 letters...
>making it unusable...
>Is there, by any luck, another
>character to separate long url's ?
>and if not, could there be one, like
>the "*" sign for example...

Use the hexadecimal equivalent of the "\" (backslash): %5C

Example:
http://some.long.url%5c
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Gerry Boyd -- gboyd@netcom.com
Received on Friday, 24 March 2000 12:31:29 UTC

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