From: Simon Willison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Sep 03 2002 - 22:59:11 BST
At 22:19 03/09/2002 +0100, Stuart Langridge wrote:
>Simon Willison spoo'd forth:
> > http://www.bath.ac.uk/~cs1spw/blog/[*]
> > http://[*].incutio.com/[*]
>I'm unclear as to why we need the square brackets? Why not just *, as
>in filename globbing?
Because * is a valid part of a URL - it's used on sites like
www.archive.org. [ and ] aren't allowed in URLs (as far as I can tell), but
* is the standard wildcard character for globbing, so I combined the two.
-- Web Developer, www.incutio.com Weblog: http://www.bath.ac.uk/~cs1spw/blog/
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