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  • Douglas Crockford
    ... See http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/script56/html/js56jsmthescape.asp
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 17, 2008
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      --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "Re Miya" <remiya_ws@...> wrote:
      > This is the first time I heard that escape and unescape do not do URL
      > encoding correctly, and are not in the official standard. Where can I
      > find more information about this issue? Will this issue be resolved in
      > the next JavaScript releases?
      >
      > What solution would you propose for escape and unescape?

      See
      http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/script56/html/js56jsmthescape.asp
    • Fred Lorrain
      ... http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/script56/html/js56jsmthescape.asp ... The link is dead :C
      Message 2 of 5 , Sep 23, 2008
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        --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "Douglas Crockford" <douglas@...>
        wrote:
        >
        > --- In jslint_com@yahoogroups.com, "Re Miya" <remiya_ws@> wrote:
        > > This is the first time I heard that escape and unescape do not do URL
        > > encoding correctly, and are not in the official standard. Where can I
        > > find more information about this issue? Will this issue be resolved in
        > > the next JavaScript releases?
        > >
        > > What solution would you propose for escape and unescape?
        >
        > See
        >
        http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/script56/html/js56jsmthescape.asp
        >

        The link is dead :C
      • Michael Newton
        This link is not dead: http://developer.mozilla.org/en/Core_JavaScript_1.5_Reference/Global_Functions/encodeURIComponent And just in case it is in the future,
        Message 3 of 5 , Sep 23, 2008
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          This link is not dead: http://developer.mozilla.org/en/Core_JavaScript_1.5_Reference/Global_Functions/encodeURIComponent

          And just in case it is in the future, I'll spend the extra 20 second to type a message: The recommended function to use is encodeURIComponent instead of escape and decodeURIComponent instead of unescape. These functions work on a single value to be inserted as part of a URI. If you want instead to encode an entire URI, use the encodeURI and decodeURI functions, although these do not encode as many characters.



          ----- Original Message ----
          From: Fred Lorrain <yahoo@...>
          To: jslint_com@yahoogroups.com
          Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 6:56:45 AM
          Subject: [jslint] Re: escape & unescape


          --- In jslint_com@yahoogro ups.com, "Douglas Crockford" <douglas@... >
          wrote:
          >
          > --- In jslint_com@yahoogro ups.com, "Re Miya" <remiya_ws@> wrote:
          > > This is the first time I heard that escape and unescape do not do URL
          > > encoding correctly, and are not in the official standard. Where can I
          > > find more information about this issue? Will this issue be resolved in
          > > the next JavaScript releases?
          > >
          > > What solution would you propose for escape and unescape?
          >
          > See
          >
          http://msdn. microsoft. com/library/ default.asp? url=/library/ en-us/script56/ html/js56jsmthes cape.asp
          >

          The link is dead :C




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