[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] http: handle URLs with spaces

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Mon Feb 3 08:31:00 CET 2014

On 02.02.2014, at 21:26, Eli Kara <eli at algotec.co.il> wrote:
> Having said that - consider another thing. FFmpeg exists for quite a bit of time now. If you blindly decide to URL encode all URLs (regardless of algorithm) you will break many user's
> Behaviors.

That is nonsense. You cannot break anything by escaping only the characters that would otherwise cause a malformed http request - at least not more that by changing it to return an EINVALID.
In fact there is a chance you break it less since some servers might just accept invalid characters in an URL.

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