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From "Roy T. Fielding" <>
Subject Re: URL parsing changed between 1.3.23 and 1.3.26?
Date Tue, 02 Jul 2002 22:00:45 GMT
> That's true.  But & is definitely the one used by convention.  (Maybe it'
> s
> in the CGI spec?  Not sure on that one.)  And that doesn't change the fact
> that this in this case ':' was used in place of both the '?' and the
> '&', which is definitely wrong.

No, it's just a different way of naming the path segment.  Any http
resource is free to construct its own namespace with the exception
that "/" and "?" have a reserved meaning *when* they are used.


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