Web weirdness

Tom Hukins tom at eborcom.com
Wed Jun 20 08:40:03 BST 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 12:10:05AM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> Lots of URLs on my web site contain the ASCII string "&image", such as
> here:
>   http://shorterlink.org/2580

Using '&' as a delimeter for query string arguments was a bad idea
because that character needs escaping in HTML.

Modern CGI implementations also allow the ';' character as a
delimeter.  I replaced the '&' in your link with a ';' and it worked
so it looks like yours does too.


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