Changes between Version 17 and Version 18 of URI

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2010/02/12 14:30:47 (13 years ago)
Author:
peter
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Toned down the bold "don't use arguments in URLs" text.

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    v17 v18  
    44When referring to third-party data, use the URL that the data provider uses. 
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    6 Ideally there should be no HTTP GET arguments in that URL, but if there are to avoid ambiguity for string comparison sort them in alphabetical order (e.g. http://www.example.com/?a=100&b=2 sorting a before b).  '''(though it cannot be under-stated just how BAD & WRONG it is to put arguments in your URL!!)  When minting new URLs please try to avoid this...''' 
     6Ideally there should be no HTTP GET arguments in that URL, but if there are to avoid ambiguity for string comparison sort them in alphabetical order (e.g. http://www.example.com/?a=100&b=2 sorting a before b).  When minting new URLs for use as URIs please avoid this. 
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    88=== Guideline 2. If there is no official URL ===