smb URL syntax brain teaser
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Tue Mar 20 17:44:18 GMT 2001
> "Allen, Michael B (RSCH)" wrote:
> > ...
> > Right now my parser assumes the '@' sign cannot appear
> > in a filename or path. Anyone have an ingenious way
> > around this problem?
> Follow the URL/URI RFC and require these special characters be
> encoded using the %XX notation...
Yep. That's the way to do it. Any URL-special characters that are part
of the underlying information must be escaped and then decoded after the
URL is parsed.
Mike: I have C code that can do this at:
One thing I noted from other sources is that the string %XZ, where X is a
digit char but Z is *not* a hex digit, would be interpreted as %0X. The
string %ZZ is sometimes interpreted as %.
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