Re: <URL: yada yada

CobraBoy! (
Thu, 26 Jun 1997 07:54:35 -0700

At 2:35 AM -0700 6/26/97, Dan Connolly wrote:

> Sigh... why did you have to remind me of all the brokenness
> in the world, Rohit?
> I happen to be up late on account of jet-lag from Tokyo, so I
> really have nothing better to do than join this thread.
> Remember that URL parsing in free text is an art, and not a science.
> In my experience and opinion, the best way to relaibly write URLs
> in free text is to (1) make sure they DON'T have any internal
> whitespace, not even linebreaks, and (2) separate them by
> lots of whitespace. e.g.:
> The conventions in RFC1808 were dreamed up by some URI WG folks
> who thought that software could undo linebreaks and such, recovering
> the above URL from stuff like:
> <URL:http://www.>

Well call it high art then, Eudora Pro 3.1 PPC has no problem with either
of those.



Lets put the *fun* back in dysfunctional...

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