allow line break at operators

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Mon Aug 15 01:02:46 CEST 2011

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 11:46 PM, Roy Smith <roy at> wrote:
> In article <mailman.2285.1313358379.1164.python-list at>,
>  Dave Angel <davea at> wrote:
>> The thing that confuses people is that not only is the part up to and
>> through the domain name is case-insensitive, but that simple pages on
>> Windows become case-insensitive for the remainder simply because Windows
>> is such.
> Sure.  But it's only in the most trivial of situations that URLs map in
> any trivial way to file names.

And even then, it plays havoc with caches (both browser and proxy),
which have no way of knowing that and are the same document. (It's not hard to set
up a Windows system to be case sensitive with URLs, or (even easier -
at least with Apache) to have any request with uppercase letters to
instantly redirect to the lower-cased version.) URLs are definitely
case sensitive; any server that


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