[plt-scheme] Problem fetching a URL

From: Christopher Armstrong (radix at twistedmatrix.com)
Date: Wed Oct 11 16:20:07 EDT 2006

On 10/11/06, Robby Findler <robby at cs.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> At Wed, 11 Oct 2006 16:10:59 -0400, "Christopher Armstrong" wrote:
> > On 10/11/06, Robby Findler <robby at cs.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> > > Do you (or does anyone else) have a reference to an rfc or similar that
> > > actually says what the syntax for queries is supposed to be?
> > > rfc3986.txt (the latest url syntax rfc I know of) doesn't seem to say.
> >
> > Indeed I cannot refer to any RFC describing the relationship between
> > "&" and ";" in a strict manner, and that is the authority by which I
> > argue: why make changes to an URL that seem "correct" when nothing
> > actually says you're allowed to do that?
> The url is actually parsed and unparsed in the code you sent and, the
> way that library is currently designed, the delimiter isn't recorded in
> the parsed form.

Sorry, just to be clear, I'm not the original poster, just some
crotchety guy joining in late. :-)

Christopher Armstrong
International Man of Twistery

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