RE: Ampersands + "Last modified:" Malfunctions

On 11:49 AM 6/29/00 "Alan C. Baird" <> wrote:

> Of course.  For example:
> >
> displays my book, "" - while the proposed remedy:
> >;show=b&amp;sku=784
> shows a book called "The Seeker"!  While this difference may not occur
> in your browser, it does happen for 80% of my business associates, and
> for 100% of the browsers in the Glendale Public Library system.

But how are you using the second form?  If you paste it into the
location field of the browser *IT WILL NOT WORK*.

But if you put it as the attribute value of an a tag, the only place
where you need to entity encode the &, it should work in all modern

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"

What browser, version, and platform is this failing on?

Jim Correia                                Bare Bones Software, Inc.                     <>

Received on Thursday, 29 June 2000 13:01:06 UTC