[tex-k] A bug? Maybe just a terrible inconvenience to work around...

Martin Schroeder martin@oneiros.de
Mon, 16 Sep 2002 22:29:13 +0200

On 2002-09-16 14:42:58 -0400, Olivia Jensen wrote:
> impossibility of using \pdfannotlink to link to URLs in which the "~"
> symbol appears (and probably 15% of webpages use this symbol in
> addressing as it typically distinguishes user web directories on
> multiuser systems).

AFAIK despite the common usage, "~" is not the valid symbol in
URIs; it must be encoded. The relevant rfc or the html-spec
should tell you how. :-)

Best regards