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Created 13 Jun 2002
Modified 24 Feb 2003

Article 102

Special characters (#,@,:) in URLs

Special characters as #,@,: in URLs have to be hex encoded.

Example: Your password is ###
It gets encoded to ftp://user:%23%23%23@host.com
where 23 is the hex value (0x23) of '#'

Character Hex Conversion
#%23
space%20
@%40

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