Correct URL encoding

Graham Breed x31eq at
Mon Mar 16 00:38:32 CET 2009

mattia wrote:
> I'm using urlopen in order to download some web pages. I've always to 
> replace some characters that are in the url, so I've come up with:
> url.replace("|", "%7C").replace("/", "%2F").replace(" ", "+").replace
> (":", "%3A")
> There isn't a better way of doing this?

Yeah, shame there's no function -- called "urlencode" say -- 
that does it all for you.


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