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Encoding problems [Oct. 31st, 2006|01:26 am]
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[redchrom]
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I'm developing a lj client and I incure some problems with post's encoding. Client posts in utf-8 encoding via curl library, all spaces replaced with +, it happens successfuly and event seen in my blog but when I try to edit entry lj web interface tell me that the post isn't in unicode but it is. Where is a problem?
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[User Picture]From: ralesk
2006-10-30 06:18 pm (UTC)

I don’t know what curl does exactly, but you have to URL-encode everything in the POST-ed HTTP message’s body; a UTF-8 non-latin character should become, say, two or three %xx phrases (depending on what bytes encode it.  Simply said, just turning all spaces into + is not enough.

Also it might be a good idea to send ver=1 to show that you’re a modern client.  LiveJournal defaults to ver=0, which are all the legacy clients which didn’t support UTF-8.

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From: redchrom
2006-10-30 06:39 pm (UTC)
Thanks! ver=1 is exactly what I need, all works now.
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