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Not encoding the URLs

John Paterson
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Hi Guys...

How do I modify a URL encoding code to one that doses not encode the URL? For an example, how do I modify the following line of code such that it does not encode the URL:



Hope someone can advise. Thanks.

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John
Junilu Lacar
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Why do you want to do that? The JavaDocs for encodeURL say:

For robust session tracking, all URLs emitted by a servlet should be run through this method. Otherwise, URL rewriting cannot be used with browsers which do not support cookies.


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Bear Bibeault
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First of all, you should no longer be using Java scriptlets in JSP pages. Please read this JspFaq entry.

Secondly, if you don't want the URL encoded, why are you calling the encoding method?


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John Paterson
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Hi Guys...


I underand that using scriplets may not be 'best practice' anymore. I am picking up Servlets and JSPs, one of the exericies I was doing required me to do the above and I wasn't sure how to do it, hence the post. I thought since I am learning, I should get a hang of how these things are done, even though such a procedure may not be common practice anymore. Thanks.

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John
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I can never understand the attitude of "I'm just learning, so I'm going to learn how to do it wrong first."
 
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