inets http client url escaping

Sean Hinde <>
Sat Jun 18 15:31:50 CEST 2005


On 18 Jun 2005, at 14:10, Ingela Anderton wrote:

> Will Newton wrote:
>
>> On Wednesday 15 June 2005 08:37, Ingela Anderton wrote:
>>
>>
>>>> Is there a way to hex encode non 7-bit ASCII values in a path or  
>>>> query? I
>>>> haven't found a canonical source on what the correct way to do  
>>>> this, RFC
>>>> 2396 seems to leave it open, but I would expect to be able to do  
>>>> that.
>>>>
>>>
>>> I do not know if it is the expected behavior!
>>> The uri-parsing is the one part of the http-client that
>>> has not at all been changed from the "prototype" (unsported version)
>>> that was contributed by Johan Blom. We will have to look into that.
>>>
>>
>> Thanks. Does Erlang have a publically available issue tracker  
>> where issues
>> like this one could be monitored?
>>
> Issue tracker well yes, a public one I am afraid not.
> It is not an option to make our current system public.
> In the long run we are thinking about changing our system and you
> never know..., but I do not want to get your hopes up too much nothing
> has as yet been decide, and even then the switching process might take
> awhile!

In the meantime there are two mailing lists - ,  
and 

I would hope that someone from the OTP team reads them occasionally :)

Sean





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