Re: [xsl] Ampersand for URLs

Subject: Re: [xsl] Ampersand for URLs
From: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 13:26:36 -0400
I always understood that the url string was to be unescaped before any
further processing was done on it.  If so, the %26 would be restored to "&"
and so would still function as a separator.  I have to admit that I didn't
try it, though.


Tom P

Robert Seber said

> I think that you've missed the point - the ampersand is required to
> out the parameters - not as part of the value of a parameter.  You'd use
> if you wanted to pass through an ampersand as a value, but not for
> delimiting the parameters.
> e.g.
> /pub.asp?meal=roast&amp;pub=dog%20%26%20duck
> would be used to pass through parameters meal and pub with values "roast"
> and "dog & duck"

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