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[REBOL] Re: Enhancement - valid [scheme]? words

From: al:bri:xtra at: 16-Feb-2001 15:11

Allen K wrote:
> Andrew wrote: > > Any one see if that can be broke? > > Hi Andrew, > > > and >! > > With IIS5.0, some sites deliberately use illegals to force a 404 error ASP
page, which can then redirect based on the the failed URL. How would you find these URLs compared to normal language structure? If these links were sent out in a email message, my MS Outlook Express client fails to differentiate them. Both are marked as: with the "?" and "!" separate from the hyperlink marking.
> Admittedly not a lot of IIS and ASP programmer know about this trick and
its derivatives and very few will use the above format, but it is part of new hack to get higher hits on search engines for asp pages and also for response tracking/voting by giving each person a link to a resource that doesn't exist). So like most hacks, I think this hack is all ready broken? Thanks for the attempt, Allen! Andrew Martin ICQ: 26227169