can be written entirely as a query string. This is normalized URL. In this case, request name is omitted as a path segment and is specified as a "req"
input parameter along with all other input parameters. Query string follows the application path.
For instance a URL like:
can be written as:
(hyphens get converted to underscores) is now the value of parameter "req"
, which can be specified anywhere in a query string, i.e. it does not have to be the first parameter.
Note that parameter name "req"
has a special meaning only in normalized URLs. You can use it just like any other input parameter otherwise.