Re: kernel mailing list permalinks

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Aug 06 2013 - 23:41:02 EST

On 08/06/2013 04:15 PM, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-08-06 at 16:05 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> On 08/06/2013 02:55 PM, Anders Larsen wrote:
>>> On 2013-08-06 23:23, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>>>> On 08/06/2013 02:11 PM, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
>>>>>> The above link is also a good example of subtleness: + in a URL
>>>> means a
>>>>>> space character, it has to be escaped as %2B. Particularly a
>>>> problem in
>>>>>> gmail message-ids.
>>> the link in question works just fine without escaping the +; the + only
>>> has to be escaped in then query component of a URL, not in the path
>>> component where it is just another valid character - and the link in
>>> question did not contain any query component.
>>> (see RFC 3986 sections 3.3 and 3.4)
> Rather than relying on third party links,
> it'd be nice if vger was the archive too.

We probably should archive the contents, but it really doesn't seem to
matter if we outsource displaying it, does it?


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