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From Enrico Weigelt <>
Subject Re: Spaces in realaudio (.ram) file URLs no longer work in 1.3.26
Date Wed, 31 Jul 2002 11:56:08 GMT
On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 11:55:38PM -0500, Jeffrey R. Olson wrote:
> Hello,
> In httpd 1.3.26, the use of a space within a URL contained inside a .ram
> file no longer seems to work. 

spaces in URLs are not allowed.
this would bring troubles with the http protocol.

if it had ever worked, it was an bug.


> However, the problem with using %20 is that the RealOne Player (on Windows) 
> doesn't translate the %20's into spaces.  Doh.  
> Of course, that's not Apache's problem.
well, go ahead and tell the realplayer folks that they've produced trash.


> Also, which behavior is correct--should spaces be allowed inside a URL?  
have a look at the URL specification at


> (and why would Real Networks advocate this format?--see
> /ramsum.htm).
well, trash.

spaces in URLs is as stupid as unicode DNS. 


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