[nycphp-talk] Parameter Question

Jerry Kapron nyphp at
Thu Apr 10 16:32:06 EDT 2003

Some characters need to be URL-encoded in order to be included in a URL.
# should be represented as %23.. in your case:

These should help:


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-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Rutz <rutzj at>
To: NYPHP Talk <talk at>
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2003 1:38 PM
Subject: [nycphp-talk] Parameter Question

>I'm trying to pass the parameter '#' between PHP programs, as in:
>and I'm finding the '#' parameter does not get passed, although other
alphanumeric characters do. I just need confirmation '#' is a reserved
character that cannot be used as a parameter. Also, what other restrictions
are placed on parameters? Do they have to be alphanumeric?
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