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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: general/2553: URL:s containing the character 'ö' gets trucated (See also PR 800)
Date Wed, 08 Jul 1998 01:08:45 GMT

On Tue, 7 Jul 1998, 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?

Because space is a punctuation character with special meaning within the
protocol.  Nothing above 127 has a special meaning within the protocol. 


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