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   Re: [xml-dev] OT: Where did URI pipe symbol hack originate?

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>Having a little debate about whether the appropriate thing is to escape the
>colon with %xx instead of using the pipe (or colon).  Has a consensus formed
>that is (mostly) cross-platform compatible?

There's no good reason not to use a plain colon.  It's quite legal in
path components (see RFC 2396).

-- Richard


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