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tinyurl plugin: bit.ly breaks when & symbol is in url #101

ghost opened this Issue Nov 17, 2009 · 1 comment


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ghost commented Nov 17, 2009

When I tried to submit this ebay url:

The returned bit.ly url linked to:

I'm not sure if this is a problem with the tinyurl plugin or the bit.ly api itself.


BanzaiMan commented Nov 25, 2009

Currently, tinyurl plugin uses URI.escape to pass your URL to bit.ly. URI.escape does not escape '?', while CGI.escape does. Changing this appears to fix your particular case, but I am not sure if that is universally acceptable fix.

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