Bug in URI ?!

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Wed Aug 16 12:49:14 BST 2006

On 15 Aug 2006, at 22:45, Paul Makepeace wrote:

> URI::_query::query_form() which makes query strings:
>  $self->query(@query ? join('&', @query) : undef);
> Now as anyone in web standards knows, that ought to be '&'. But  
> I can't
> believe I'm the first to notice this since this isn't exactly a new  
> module
> (has been around for 11years). Before I start filing a bug does  
> anyone know
> the story here?

It's not a bug. HTML escaping isn't part of URI syntax. It should be  
escaped by whatever generates XML or HTML from it.

I know David Dorward's already said that - but everyone seemed to  
ignore him :)

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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