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NAME ^

Badger::Codec::URL - URL encode/decode

SYNOPSIS ^

    use Badger::Codec::URL;
    my $codec   = Badger::Codec::URL->new();
    my $encoded = $codec->encode("Hello World!");
    my $decoded = $codec->decode($encoded);

DESCRIPTION ^

This module implements a subclass of Badger::Codec for URL encoding and decoding. Note the difference between URI and URL. URI encoding is strict and encodes characters like ;, ? and /. The URL codec is more lax and does not encode these characters.

The URI codec should be used for encoding URL parameters. The URL codec can be used to encode complete URLs.

FUNCTIONS ^

encode_url($data)

This function URL-encodes the $data passed as an argument.

decode_url($data)

This function URL-decodes the $data passed as an argument.

METHODS ^

encode($data)

This method URL-encodes the data referenced by the first argument. It delegates to the encode_url() function.

    $encoded = Badger::Codec::URL->encode($data);   

decode($data)

This method decodes the encoded data passed as the first argument. It delegates to the decode_url() function.

    $decoded = Badger::Codec::URL->decode($encoded);

encoder()

This method returns a reference to the encode_url() function.

decoder()

This method returns a reference to the decode_url() function.

AUTHOR ^

Andy Wardley http://wardley.org/

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (C) 2008-2009 Andy Wardley. All rights reserved.

SEE ALSO ^

Badger::Codecs, Badger::Codec

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