[jcifs] Re: SMB URL encoding/decoding

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.org
Sun Feb 24 15:54:14 EST 2002

Michael B Allen wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Feb 2002 22:27:59 -0600
> "Christopher R. Hertel" <crh at ubiqx.org> wrote:
> > A note... I looked all through the RFC and found nothing about
> > translating the '+' into a space.  Annoying, as I know it was there
> > in the early days.
> Oh, great. So there's a difference between the MIME x-www-form-urlencoded
> format and http URL encoding. Looks like just the '+' is different
> though.

MIME may decode the "+" at the MIME level, before it becomes visible as a
URL string...  I'm just guessing.  I don't have a lot to go on, just that
I looked through and found examples in the RFC where a space was
translated to %20 but no mention of "+" being used.

Chris -)-----

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