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How can I pass query string containing underscores in netscape?

How can I pass query string containing underscores in netscape?

How can I pass query string containing underscores in netscape?

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Hi

I have written some Perl scripts which allow users to manipulate a database from a web interface.
The problem I am experiencing is that when a particular  script tries to pass data to another script in the query string, Netscape gives an invalid URL error. I am quite sure that the problem is that the query string contains underscore characters. e.g.


http://www.site.com/script.cgi?class_id=1&class_name=first


This method of passing data works fine in IE. I guess IE must encode certain characters when passing query strings - I don't really know.

Anyway, I tried using the URI perl module but it is not installed on the web server that I have to use.
Are there any other ways to pass data with characters such as underscores between perl scripts?
Or is it better to try and use the POST method to pass this data?

Thanks in advance.

Joe Niland
joe.niland@meniscus.com.au
Meniscus Pty. Ltd.

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