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From "Henri Yandell" <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: which commons codec converts space to %20?
Date Wed, 07 May 2008 19:29:59 GMT
It probably needs to be an option added to the URLEncoder class. I
doubt there's anything that does this for you right now.

For now - I would recommend that you use a search and replace on the
output of URLEncoder to change the + to %20.

Hen

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 9:23 PM, Jim the Standing Bear
<standingbear@gmail.com> wrote:
> hello,
>
>  I am always under the impression that URL encoding converts spaces to
>  %20, and only to find out the URLEncoder from both commons-codec and
>  java converts spaces to "+" signs.
>
>  So the question is, which codec converts spaces to %20?  I am working
>  on a piece of code that allows users to download some files, and if
>  the spaces in the filenames are converted to "+" signs, then firefox
>  automatically chops off everything from the first "+" to the end.  So
>  I would like to convert them to %20 instead, but not sure which code
>  actually does that.  Thanks.
>
>  - Jim
>
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