[Python-Dev] urllib.quote and unquote - Unicode issues

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Thu Jul 31 02:25:25 CEST 2008

> I think this is as close as consensus as we can get on this issue. Can
> whoever wrote the patch adjust the patch to this outcome? (I think the
> only change is to remove the encoding arguments and make separate
> functions for bytes.)

This is 2.7/3.1 only, right?  I'm looking at the bales of code I've
got that says something like,

  v = urlib.quote_plus(x.encode("UTF-8", "strict"))

then later on

  x = unicode(urllib.unquote_plus(v), "UTF-8", "strict")


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