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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Literal Question Mark in Rewrite Substitution
Date Mon, 21 May 2007 15:17:44 GMT
On 5/21/07, Jeffrey Robert Spies <> wrote:
> This question has been asked all over the internet, but I have yet to
> find an answer.  I want a literal question mark in my substitution:
> RewriteRule ^user/([^/\.]+)/\?([^/\.]+)\=([^/\.]+)$ /index.php?user=
> $1&$2=$3 [R]
> Backslashing it does not work.  Trying to capture it with a .* fails.

Read the RewriteRule docs with particular attention to the box labeled
"Query String". There you will see that you need to use something like

RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^([^/\.]+)\=([^/\.]+)$
RewriteRule ^user/([^/\.]+)/$ /index.php?user=$1&$2=%1

Use the RewriteLog to debug.


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