[THREDDS #FYW-620774]: TDS: forward slashes only in "location"?
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- Subject: [THREDDS #FYW-620774]: TDS: forward slashes only in "location"?
- From: "Unidata THREDDS Support" <address@hidden>
- Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 10:09:05 -0700
> I just spent 15 minutes trying to figure out what was wrong with
> TDS4.0 running locally serving local data on my PC.
> In the end, I figured out that TDS4.0 requires forward slashes instead
> of backward slashes. So
> This works: <netcdf
> This doesn't: <netcdf
I'm surprised at that and on a quick look at the code didn't find anything that
looked like it would prohibit backslashes. I'll dig deeper and look for the
> Has it always been this way?
I'm not sure where 3.17 stands on this. At one point in 3.x land, we definitely
did not allow backslashes in the path. I thought backslashes were allowed in
3.x and 4.0 but something may have snuck back in.
> I tried to find documentation on this, but probably didn't look hard enough.
I'm guessing a hard look would find that this detail is not in the
documentation. I'll check and fix that if it is the case.
> I thought I had used backwards slashes in earlier versions, but perhaps not.
> I'm passing this along just in case it's a bug.
Thanks. Definitely a bug.
Ticket ID: FYW-620774
Department: Support THREDDS
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