translate into http character codes - 1.3

My string could potentially look something like this:

  abc def/ghi__$jkl/0324aff

I need to pass this string to a web page (PHP), via GET.

But obviously, I can't just do:

  http://domain/page.php?str=abc def/ghi__$jkl/0324aff

Because the parameter can only contain a-z, A-Z, and 0-9.

So, in Java 1.3 here, I need to turn that string into something which is valid ....

Any ideas?

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String escapedParam =;

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InteractiveMindAuthor Commented:
that was easy :)


String escapedParam =, "UTF-8");
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