Re: Browser handling of URL's with '?' in them7 (Alexsander Totic)
From: (Alexsander Totic)
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Subject: Re: Browser handling of URL's with '?' in them7
To: (Charles Henrich)
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1993 11:50:23 -0600 (CST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Charles Henrich" at Dec 8, 93 06:39:51 pm
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> think it should).So the question is this, whats the definitive behavior for a
> browser when it encounters a URL like:
> http://somehost/somedoc?item
> and is clickable (i.e ismap).  When someone enter's clicks should the resulting
> URL be:
> http://somehost/somedoc?item?x,y (as mosaic for X handles it)
> or
> http://somehost/somedoc?x,y
> as in the case of the Mosaic for Mac's?

In the URL's specs, '?' is defined as the separator between the document
name and the search string. I have understood this to mean that only a 
single question mark is allowed. This behavior works well for <ISINDEX>
pages,  and I think that we should not make ISMAP an exception.