Bug#622503: http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=YYY not working if email contains the symbol +
My email address contains a plus "+", like this: email@example.com
When accessing the Packages overview page for my user at http://firstname.lastname@example.org I do not see any packages.
What I do see is 2 empty lists for the following users:
I suppose the + is used as a separator (space), so it tries to show packages for user "emilien" and "email@example.com". This is not working for emails containing the symbol "+".
FYI I accessed this page from a link on the mentor page for my new package: http://mentors.debian.net/cgi-bin/sponsor-pkglist?action=details;package=nautilus-image-manipulator . The link is called "(Debian QA page)".
How to correct this: If the "+" symbol is correctly urlencoded (if that's a verb), replacing "+" by "%2B", the page behaves correclty: http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=emilien%2Bdebian@klein.st displays the intended page.
Once on the correct page, the links to other pages (such as for submitted bugs, etc.) also work correctly since they keep the urlencoded value.
I marked this bug as important following the classification "a bug which has a major effect on the usability of a package, without rendering it completely unusable to everyone.". It obviously works for almost everybody, but not at all for me ;)
-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers lucid-updates
APT policy: (500, 'lucid-updates'), (500, 'lucid-security'), (500, 'lucid')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-30-generic (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.utf8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash