[REBOL] Re: to-url
From: carl:cybercraft at: 6-Jan-2003 15:56
On 06-Jan-03, Tim Johnson wrote:
> Hello :
> I have some questions about to-url here:
> supose I want to create a query-string in a url
> that has letters like "?=&" inside of
> the values.
>>> to-url "Father & sons"
> == Father & sons
> ;yikes, shouldn't we get Father %26 son ('&' is hex 26, right?)
> ; decoding this will give incorrect results, I think...
> Comments and suggestions welcome
I just searched google for "a & b" to see how it'd make its URL, and
this is what it returned...
My guess would be that you'd convert to %26 if it's part of some text,
but leave as-is if it's for breaking up the query. (A guess mind -
others here will know the rules I'm sure.)