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Re: Ampersands are being converted

From: Keith Ivey <keith(at)>
Date: Tue Sep 21 2004 - 14:44:26 GMT
Terry Gliedt wrote:

>Anyway, &amp; works in a URL to my surprise.

Not quite.  By the time it's being used as a URL, the &amp; has been 
unencoded, so
there's no &amp; in the actual URL.

What's happening is that ampersands in URLs -- just like ampersands or 
in any other text -- should be encoded for representation in HTML/XML.

Keith Ivey <>
Washington, DC
Received on Tue Sep 21 07:45:20 2004