[Interest] Preventing QUrl from encoding query parameters

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed Aug 6 09:55:45 CEST 2014

06.08.2014, 09:30, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com>:
> On Tuesday 05 August 2014 10:01:30 Lorne Sturtevant wrote:
>>>  You can't do what you want. QUrl will normalise what it has to.
>>  That's what I had feared.  I was digging through the source I couldn't
>>  find a hidden "force do things wrong" flag.
>>>  So just make sure that you are running Qt 5.3, since there were bugs in
>>>  previous versions. If that doesn't work, fix your server.
>>  If it was my server, I'd fix it in an instant.  But unfortunately it's a
>>  3rd party server which I can't modify.  While I try to get them to fix
>>  it, I think I'll just use curl spawned from QProcess.
> Just open a QTcpSocket to the server and send the GET command.
> And add this comment to your source code:
>         // This looks like HTTP but isn't!
>         // This is actually a binary protocol, since it doesn't conform
>         // to RFC 2616 and RFC 3896.

To process server response coming to QTcpSocket one can use http-parser library [1]

[1] https://github.com/joyent/http-parser


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