we are running into issues with URLs that get spaces encoded to "+".
In the javadocs I read:
Note: this method will convert any the space character into
its escape short form, '+' rather than %20.
It should therefore only be used for query-string parts.
This is wrong: the "+" means a space only in application/x-www-form-urlencoded content.
The method that allows us to use the correct behaviour
public static String encodeComponent( String decodedURLComponent, boolean queryStringSpaces)
The make it a "+" behaviour is the default one in the UrlEncoder in Java. This class is either wrongly named or does the wrong thing. I would guess it is wrongly named, as the javadocs state that this class is for form encoding.
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