[plt-scheme] Problem fetching a URL

From: Christopher Armstrong (radix at twistedmatrix.com)
Date: Wed Oct 11 15:49:24 EDT 2006

On 10/11/06, Doug Orleans <dougorleans at gmail.com> wrote:
> Robby Findler writes:
>  > It is my understanding that semi-colons are more standards compliant.
>  > That's why it is the default.
> In particular, the HTML 4.01 spec recommends it.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/appendix/notes.html#ampersands-in-uris

Nothing there indicates that it's OK to willy-nilly replace "&" with
";" when sending requests to arbitrary servers, only that they suggest
that web app/server authors *accept* ';'.

Christopher Armstrong
International Man of Twistery

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