Re: "+" chars in links as bad as ampersands?

On Mon, 18 Feb 2002, Greg Roelofs wrote:

> So, question:  _should_ I have to escape my plus-characters when they appear
> as an argument to the validator's "check" script

Yes.  The "+" character is reserved in URIs.  Your use of "+" in the query
string conflicts with the reserved purpose in which space characters are
replaced by "+".  See RFC 2396 for more details.

Liam Quinn

Received on Friday, 22 February 2002 12:33:34 UTC