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Re^5: Can the "#" character be passed via $ENV{QUERY_STRING} ?

by BUU (Prior)
on Feb 25, 2005 at 19:38 UTC ( #434622=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Can the "#" character be passed via $ENV{QUERY_STRING} ?
in thread Can the "#" character be passed via $ENV{QUERY_STRING} ?

You know, you're completely correct, and that mostly proves your point about using a module. I theoretially knew what the proper code should be, but I wasn't paying attention and wrote something that was broken and didn't even think about it, the module would have been much easier.
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Re^6: Can the "#" character be passed via $ENV{QUERY_STRING} ?
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 28, 2005 at 11:27 UTC
    You are both correct. s/%(\d\d)/chr $1/eg will do fine if all you care about are encoded #'s (but then, you might as well use the faster and shorter s/%23/#/g). But if you want to be more general, use what mdillon states.

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