KIO::UDSEntry and URL encoding
thiago at kde.org
Mon Aug 13 15:03:48 BST 2012
On segunda-feira, 13 de agosto de 2012 14.28.02, Martin Koller wrote:
> (using 4.9.0)
> when using konqueror and typing "man:" it starts to list possible entries
> which the kio_man slave generates. However, konqueror displays percent
> encoded URLs, e.g. "man:%281%29/" instead of "man:(1)/" kio_man creates the
> KIO::UDSEntry as follows:
> QString name = "man:/(" + *it + ')';
> uds_entry.insert( KIO::UDSEntry::UDS_NAME, sectionName( *it ) );
> uds_entry.insert( KIO::UDSEntry::UDS_URL, name );
> (sectionName(...) delivers a human readable text)
> What I do not find in the KIO::UDSEntry documentation is if the URL should
> use percent encoded strings or not. However doing a simple test where I
> explicitely use QString name = "man:/%28" + *it + "%29"; does not work
That's not a decision of UDSEntry. That's a decision of who's displaying the
The two URLs are equivalent, so there's nothing wrong with the encoding. It's
just a matter of whether konqueror decides to decode the parentheses.
> Is this a general problem in konqueror (or the combobox it uses or I don't
> know where in kdelibs) or do I have to change something in kio_man ?
It's not a problem. The behaviour you're describing is "general" though.
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