[whatwg] New URL Standard

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Sep 25 20:25:23 PDT 2012

On Tue, 25 Sep 2012, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> What this doesn't allow is creating things like "a=1&b=2&a=3".  You can 
> create "a=1&a=2&b=3" (url.query.a = ["1","2"]; url.query.b = "3"), but 
> there's no way to split the keys (a, b, a).  This is the limitation we 
> were really talking about.  This seems unlikely to be a real problem, 
> and in the unlikely case where it's really needed, it seems fine to 
> require people to just fall back on formatting the query string 
> themselves and assign to url.search.

You could even make that work, by having a special method for appending a 
new key/value pair, and just not making it accessible.

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