I thought using colons in URIs was "illegal". Then I saw that vimeo.com is using URIs like
- What do you feel about the usage of colons in URIs?
- How do I make my Apache server work with the "colon" syntax because now it's throwing the "Access forbidden!" error when there is a colon in the first segment of the URI?
Colons are allowed in the URI path. But you need to be careful when writing relative URI paths with a colon since it is not allowed when used like this:
In this case
tag would be interpreted as the URIâ€™s scheme. Instead you need to write it like this:
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