Re: [htdig] Ampersand in URL

Subject: Re: [htdig] Ampersand in URL
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Mon Jan 17 2000 - 12:46:17 PST

On Mon, 17 Jan 2000, Gilles Detillieux wrote:

> In 3.2.0b1 (under development), parsing & entities in URLs is still
> conditional on translate_amp, but there's no longer any good reason for
> the translate_* attributes to be false, as htsearch will now correctly
> do the reverse translation. I recommend that the defaults for these
> attributes now be "true" in 3.2.x.

Actually, my suggestion is to go even farther--remove certain attributes
like these--if there's no good reason for setting it other than the
default, why have the option?

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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