Strange translation in GET

Fredrik Lundh effbot at
Tue Apr 25 17:51:53 EDT 2000

Mikael Olofsson <mikael at> wrote:
> According to my logs, this link was recently clicked by someone in Japan,
> and my script failed because the argument had somehow been translated to
>  a+AD0-A+ACY-b+AD0-B
> That is, each '=' was translated to '+AD0-', and each '&' was translated
> to '+ACY-'. This probably has to do with the character set used by the
> caller.

it looks like they're using UTF-7 encoding.  ignore them.


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