On Sun, 01 Oct 2006 20:23:56 -0700, DHH wrote:
We have https://jobs.37signals.com/jobs/new;preview for example. The ;
is a valid character in URLs, so there’s no reason why you should fear
this in a live application.
Yes, and plus is a valid character in e-mail addresses, yet I switched
hyphens for my “plus-addressing” because so many Perl scripts couldn’t
with plusses. I’d regularly give out “[email protected]” and get
mail addressed to “[email protected]; [email protected]”.
So your first argument (we haven’t seen any problems yet) is much more
convincing than your second (it’s a valid character)