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stijn (at skylight)

Rails inflector "parameterize" vs. + signs

Reported by stijn (at skylight) | March 1st, 2010 @ 08:10 PM | in 2.3.6

I was wondering if it wouldn't be better to not include + signs into the rails "parameterize" as it is used to "replace special characters in a string so that it may be used as part of a ‘pretty’ URL.".

The method can be found in in


The regional expression that is used allows + signs;

      parameterized_string.gsub!(/[^a-z0-9\-_\+]+/i, sep)

However the + sign can be wrongly identified by the browser, not as a + sign, but as a space. Possibly resulting in errors like;

      ArgumentError: illegal character in key

I'll be happy to write a patch and run it through its associated tests if that would help!

Thanks to all you guys for delivering the best framework ever!

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