web service uri is showing Not acceptable (406) issue how to resolve this issue

Hi Experts,
The following uri showing 406 not acceptable error.
if i give username instead of mail address it is working fine.but with email address it is showing 406
is this because of special characters?
can some one suggest me how to resolve this issue.

http://localhost:8080/dataservice/service/data/362/approvals/m1020@cvs.com .
the above uri will call get method.

Thanks
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srikoteshAsked:
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Codrut TambuSr. Software Developer EngineerCommented:
try using %40 instead of @
like:
http://localhost:8080/dataservice/service/data/362/approvals/m1020%40cvs.com

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you should run a url encode of the user email address.

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srikoteshAuthor Commented:
it is not working still i am getting the same issue
srikoteshAuthor Commented:
for . symbol i have added %2E
now it is working
thanks
srikoteshAuthor Commented:
Excellent
Codrut TambuSr. Software Developer EngineerCommented:
You're welcome.
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