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Re: url-encode-url: do not add a trailing slash for "bare" URLs (with no
Re: url-encode-url: do not add a trailing slash for "bare" URLs (with no file/directory)
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:12:29 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)
> OKay, but the patch does not really change the output of
> (url-encode-url "http://www.gnu.org#"), except the for trailing slash.
But it changes the output of (url-encode-url "http://www.gnu.org/#foo"),
doesn't it. And it changes it from one that works with curl to one that
doesn't work with curl, right?
> Admittedly, this is not a bug, but a small discrepancy that makes bare
> URLs looks weird/ugly.
I personally find http://www.gnu.org more weird than http://www.gnu.org/
> Stefan, let me know if you're fine with the patch and if I can commit
> this in trunk or on some other branch.
I think we're better off leaving this as it is, since the two forms are
just as valid, and the current form seems to be marginally safer.