Bookmark URL Parsing

David Goodger goodger at
Wed Feb 25 18:08:59 CET 2004

Timothy Wu wrote:
> How exactly does %22 maps to the quotation mark? I know I often see the
> kind of representation in a URL, but what exactly is it and where would
> I find info on that? And most importantly, how do I make my match work?

URLs are not so simple.  See RFC-2396:

Also, the urlparse module from Python's stadard library may be useful.

-- David Goodger

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