KIO-GIOBridge and KIOs portability

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sat Jul 25 19:46:59 BST 2009

nf2 wrote:

That's not a valid URL. The % character (%25) cannot appear in the 
hostname part of a URL.

If you drop the two slashes, it should parse as a URI and work just fine.

>I suspect KUrl/QUrl are removing the escape sequences...

Correct. QUrl only accepts valid URLs.

The most strict field is the hostname. Don't put anything there that isn't 
a hostname,

As of Qt 4.6, for security reasons, QUrl enforces STD3.
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