On Wed, 2004-08-18 at 11:21, kevin wrote:
> Somewhat OT but the combination computer skills plus knowledge of Gaelic on
> this list could be just right.
>> I am developing an e-learning website on the Cornish language for a group
> based at Exeter University, the site is being developed in PHP.
>> Cornish uses some accents including t-cedilla in words such as
>> conveţhaz - Verb, to understand
>> I can write this using codes in UTF-8 like conveţhaz which can be saved
> to the MySQL database with no problems. However when I want to pass some
> cornish words from one page to another using:
>> $urlcode = urlencode($cornishword);
> echo "<a href=\"scripts/popup.php?cword=$urlcode\">test</a>";
>> When I use the above it works fine until I hit words like conveţhaz which PHP
> sees on the other side as conve with the rest chopped off. Any ideas?
The problem is the & in the word you're trying to submit, it's
parsed as a GET seperator. This doc page has a note on how to handle
this suggesting using & instead of & as the seperator. Then use
htmlentities(urlencode($data)) to encode your url fragment.
Stephen Brooks <stephen at lincor.com> 17 Dame Court
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