[thelist] international URIs and encoding

Tom Dell'Aringa pixelmech at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 19 17:16:03 CDT 2002

--- ".jeff" <jeff at members.evolt.org> wrote:

> > <a href="/html/en/default/common/breakOutWithHeaders
> > .jsp?winName=WebProcess.srv?objectId=540000&actionId=
> > 540319&propertyId=10489&projectId=1&GeoSpaceID=
> > 2305843009213693953&SpecID=229849&DisplayParents=
> > false&DisplayChildren=false&Discipline=ALL&
> > PublishedFlag=false&OrderBy=specname&ClassificationID=
> > -1&Source=P" target="_blank">
> ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
> i don't see any characters in the href attribute value that would
> require encoding.  fwiw, the w3c isn't talking about 60 characters
> being the maximum number of characters in the url, only that there
> were 60 unique characters in the typical character set that can be
> used in the url unencoded.
> .jeff

Hmmm..again, TopStyle is telling me this URI is no good. I realize it
wasn't 60 character length, the error it gives me is:

"unescaped & or unknown entity &propertyId"

and references the URL to the W3C I provided. Is it the "&" that
throws it off? So you are saying this URI is okay...


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