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url with a space giving problem

Gopu Akraju
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Joined: Jan 13, 2008
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I am constructing an url like below and trying to get the JSON objects.

I get the following error.

Error retrieving library list java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid uri 'http://test.ntu.edu.sh/libs/sample name/list/json': escaped absolute path not valid

If I paste the above URI on an browser, it goes through and I get the JSON object.
How to introduce a white space between "sample" + " " + "name" as the above construction doesn't pass.
Many Thanks in advance.
Darryl Burke

Joined: May 03, 2008
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edit Which you could have discovered by reading the API for java.net.URL. You would also have discovered an alternative approach.

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Rob Spoor

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+ is also an option for spaces.

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