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Request #52478 parse_str should accept string encoding as a parameter
Submitted: 2010-07-29 01:06 UTC Modified: 2010-08-07 01:26 UTC
From: lgandras at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: *URL Functions
PHP Version: 5.2.14 OS: NA
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2010-07-29 01:06 UTC] lgandras at gmail dot com
It would be nice to have parse_str($str, $arrout) accepting a third parameter allowing to specify string encoding. Typically javascript encoded strings will be in UTF-8. My server for example uses ISO-8859-1 for everything.

I'm willing to try to develop a patch for this (never done it before). It would be nice if somebody pointed out what internal functions should i use to get this working.


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 [2010-08-07 01:26 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Bogus
 [2010-08-07 01:26 UTC]
PHP has no understanding of encodings therefore there is no reason for such a parameter there.
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