CGI question

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat Nov 26 13:26:11 CET 2005


Dan Stromberg wrote:

> What's the best way of converting this:
>
> 'hide\\?http://www.dedasys.com/articles/programming_language_economics.html\x012005-07-20
> 14:48'
>
> ...to something easily usable in a python CGI script?

easily usable for what purpose?

if you want to extract the URL that seems to be hidden in that string,
something like:

    url, junk = text.split("\x01", 1)
    junk, url = url.split("\\?", 1)

should work.

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