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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: general/2553: URL:s containing the character
Date Tue, 07 Jul 1998 23:18:13 GMT

At 04:59 PM 7/7/98 -0600, Marc Slemko wrote:
>(general question) So, should we support unencoded spaces in URLs too? 
>We can do it by parsing left to right, then right to left, then taking
>what is left in the middle.  People do complain about it.  Why is that
>different or not?

Hell no.  Every piece of URL-parsing software I've seen expects there to be
no whitespace within a URL.  Is there a server out there that actually
accepts it?


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