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Hi

From what i understand encodeURL can be used to put session information in the URL, if cookies are disabled.

I am developing a website with JSP pages, where User is not supposed to login. It is a content website, which anyone can come and browse, and i dont care for tracking sessions of users.

Should i use response.encodeURL in this case ???

Since, i dont bother about sessions, why should i use encodeURL at all ?

Pls throw some light on this.

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The doc says, 'All URLs emitted by a Servlet should be run through this method'. However, if encoding is not necessary it will return the URL unchanged, though.
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You are correct, you do not need to use it unless you want to use the functionality of sessions through url rewriting -- that is the only purpose of encodeURL.
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hi ,
There is another use of encoding URL.

 Suppose you have two JSPs.

1.One with name as "Hello  World.jsp" .(Two space between "Hello" and "World").

2.Other is "Login.jsp" (this contain link to above jsp).

If u click the "Hello  World.jsp" link in  "Login.jsp" Netscape throws 404 error, Incase you are not encoeded that URL.(Because of blank space).

If that URL is encoded Netscape automatically replace blank space with "%20" and Correctly display the page.




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thamaraiselvan,

  I believe the functionality you are describing is actually done with the java.net.URLEncoder object and not response.encodeURL.

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