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Re: Double Spaces in URI's

From: Charles Reitzel <creitzel@rcn.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 10:27:50 -0500
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20030311102511.027d4728@pop.rcn.com>
To: "Ben Noblet" <ben@lateralsystems.com.au>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>

Hi Ben,

I think you will find it difficult to maintain double spaces anywhere with 
Tidy as the parser condenses whitespace up front.

No matter, Fred is right.  Just use %20 for each space within a URL.

IE has always done this for you automatically.  It is only recently that 
Netscape and Opera started escaping URLs before a GET.  Not sure about 
Konqueror.

take it easy,
Charlie

At 11:27 AM 3/11/2003 +1100, Ben Noblet wrote:

>Hi all,
>
>I am new to the list, so apoligies if this has been dealt with before.
>I did search the archives but couldn't find anything.
>
>I have a situation where double spaces in a URL are being converted to a
>single space.  If I have fix-uri on, then it gets converted to a single
>%20.  No other options appear to make any difference at all.
>
>I am using TidyATL 1.0.0.1 and can reproduce this using TidyUI.
>
>Example:
>
><img src="/images/photo  one.jpg"/>
>
>Becomes either
>
><img src="/images/photo one.jpg"/>
>Or
><img src="/images/photo%20one.jpg"/>
>
>In both cases the link is now broken.  It appears to have exactly the
>same issue with <a> tags.
>
>Any advice appreciated.
>
>Thanks
>Ben
Received on Tuesday, 11 March 2003 10:40:02 GMT

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