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Re: Bug when there is a '+' sign in a maintainer email address

On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 04:15:56PM +0200, David Martínez Moreno wrote:
> El Lunes, 18 de Julio de 2005 15:10, Manuel Leclerc escribió:
> > Exemple :
> >
> > http://bugs.debian.org/sam+deb@zoy.org
> 	Hello, Manuel. '+' is by far probably the only special character for URLs 
> (not for the application behind them) that have problems in these scenarios, 
> so please use %2B instead of it or through the BTS interface, that returns 
> correct results. '+' is used in URL encoding to declare a blank space, so the 
> URL is valid and the program behind http://bugs.debian.org/ receives
> 'sam deb@zoy.org'. There is nothing bad here.

Hmm, I think the RewriteRule that fixes that to work with package names
(try http://bugs.debian.org/g++, that works) should also be applied to
email addresses.

You should report this as a bug against bugs.debian.org

Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org>
www: http://www.djpig.de/

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