[ILUG] url encoding..
Dave O Connor
doc at redbrick.dcu.ie
Wed Sep 6 10:21:15 IST 2000
Someone called John P . Looney said on Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 10:14:42AM +0100:
> OK, say if some muppet makes loads of images with spaces in the
> filenames, and uploads them to a website. Is it up to the HTML writer, the
> web browser, or the webserver to rewrite the spaces to %20's ?
AFAIK, the browser converts the spaces in the request to %20's (it won't make
a valid request otherwise). The web server recieves the %20's, resolves them
to spaces and looks for the file. <IMG SRC ...> tags must have %20's in them,
and the web server converts these to spaces.
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