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From "Brett E." <brettspama...@fastclick.com>
Subject Re: Patch for query string customization?
Date Mon, 09 Feb 2004 22:48:29 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:

> On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Brett E. wrote:
> 
>>We recommend that HTTP server implementors, and in particular, CGI
>>implementors support the use of ";" in place of "&" to save authors the
>>trouble of escaping "&" characters in this manner.
> 
> 
>>So maybe we should conform to the spec and support both styles.
> 
> 
> Huh?  This has nothing to do with the character that marks the start of
> query strings "?".  It is dealing with the character that delineates
> variables within a query string ("&" or ";").  Apache doesn't care at all
> about what comes after the "?", except in limitted cases like
> mod_autoindex (which already uses the ";" delimiter rather than "&").
> 
> You should be looking at whatever program or module is interpreting the
> query string.  The base apache code has nothing to do with it.
> 
> Joshua.
> 
True, thank you.



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