[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] don't consider '?' as a special case in path

Rich Felker dalias
Wed Oct 31 20:21:43 CET 2007

On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 02:32:23PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On 10/31/07, Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> wrote:
> >
> > Yes, how else could ?foo=bar... arguments to cgi/php/asp/etc. programs
> > work if they were stripped on the client side and never passed to the
> > server?
> Right, but then why strip it form the host?

Because the host string is used _locally_ to decide where to connect
to. The point is that you're splitting the host part (used to do the
lookup and connection to the server) from the string that's going to
be passed to the server once you find out where the server is.


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