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Re: allowing "+" in .html file names

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: allowing "+" in .html file names
Date: 29 Apr 2002 08:39:54 -0700
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sun, 28 Apr 2002, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > Links to anchors won't necessarily redirect to the right place,
> > will they?  <META REFRESH> cannot be specialized based on a
> > #fragment name.
> Yes, but a name of an anchor can be anything.  Just use something other 
> than `+' and `-', and you will be okay.  Why do you have to use those 
> characters?
> I understand why such characters sometimes happen in node names: node 
> names appear in menus, and are supposed to be read by the human reader.
> But anchors don't, so you should be at liberty to choose a different 
> name, no?

In Info files, anchor names appear at the point of reference just
as much as ordinary node names, so it's important to me that they
make sense to the human reader.
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