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Re: [vox-tech] Odd ncftp bug
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Re: [vox-tech] Odd ncftp bug

On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 01:51:56PM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 01:09:59PM -0700, Michael J Wenk wrote:
> > 
> > Maybe turn off shell globbing? 
> FYI, it wasn't shell that was doing it.  Firstly, quoting would've
> gotten around that, but didn't.
> Secondly, running ncftp in interactive mode, and using the "open"
> command with the same URL I was giving on the command-line, caused the
> same problem.
> In the end, it was "%", and chars following it, were being considered an
> escape sequence.
> Actually ESCAPING it (much like you write "&" to get an "&" in HTML)
> made it work:
>   mypasshasa%sign
> becomes:
>   mypasshasa%25sign

So then... not a bug, right? That's how URLs are supposed to work.

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