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From "Jim the Standing Bear" <standingb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: which commons codec converts space to %20?
Date Wed, 07 May 2008 21:05:35 GMT
Thanks Henri.  It sounds like what I have to do after all.  I was
trying to avoid this - not because it is difficult, but just sort of
cheesy if you know what I mean


On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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