On 20 December 2013 11:44, Hassan Schroeder <hassan.schroeder / gmail.com>wrote:

> Recommended reading: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1738.txt
>

Technically RFC 1738 is obsolete, and in either case the syntax rules are
updated by RFC 3986.  You should check out
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3986 , particularly Section 3 and Appendix A.

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