Issue 95695 - Bad URL for attached files due to percent sign
Summary: Bad URL for attached files due to percent sign
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Product: Infrastructure
Classification: Infrastructure
Component: Bugzilla (show other issues)
Version: current
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2008-10-31 12:23 UTC by
Modified: 2013-02-07 22:38 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Description 2008-10-31 12:23:53 UTC
The download links for the attached files e.g. in issue 92859 have invalid URLs such as

W3C states in that
"The percent sign ("%", ASCII 25 hex) is used as the escape character in the encoding scheme and is never 
allowed for anything else."

So the URLs are clearly invalid. What makes matters worse is that the attachments cannot even be 
downloaded! Even with something like rewriting the problematic URL to
Comment 1 stx123 2011-03-23 16:19:54 UTC
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