[PATCH] Core: use uppercase hexadecimal digits for percent-encoding
piotr at cloudflare.com
Mon Jun 30 21:01:30 UTC 2014
> I can't say I like this change. I've considered this a while ago,
> and decided to keep it as is. This preserve compatibility with
> what nginx used to do for years. And it also looks like Apache
> does the same.
> Any other opinions?
Compatibility for whom? This change is transparent for decoders
(upper- and lowercase hex digits are equivalent, per RFC) and, as far
as I can tell, it only affects people who try to encode URLs to match
what nginx produces and/or do case-sensitive matching (like
The code in both: nginx and Apache predates RFC, which explains why it
wasn't uppercase from the beginning, but since RFC is out, there is no
good reason for keeping it this way.
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