Ticket #339 (new defect)

Opened 12 years ago

sections in URLs: can we use doc IDs that contain a dot?

Reported by: dmn Owned by: nobody
Priority: high Milestone: Greenstone 3 wishlist
Component: Greenstone2&3 Severity: major
Keywords: URLs sections Cc:


if we use a . to indicate a section, e.g.


in a URL. Then we use something else to replace a HASH-style ID, so what happens if we want to use a DOI such as:




The most likely replacement for HASH is usually full of dots! We need to find a new way of representing sections in URLs.

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