URLEncode accent-i

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Jun 25 16:47:51 EDT 2014


On 6/25/2014, 3:29 PM, Trevor DeVore wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 3:35 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> The server wants UTF8 and I think (but am not sure) that I need to get:
>>   Santer%C3%ADa
>
>
> Convert the string to UTF8 prior to urlencoding it:
>
> put "Santería" into theStr
> put unidecode(uniencode(theStr), "utf8") into thestr
> put urlencode(theStr)
>

Thanks (again) Trevor, that seems to do it. I'll see if the server likes 
that incarnation.

Pierre, the data is going to a Rails script, which does some things and 
then puts it into a database. I'm not actually sure what type of 
database it is, but I don't send to it directly.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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