Greek characters in query string

Stephane Bortzmeyer stephane at sources.org
Thu Mar 4 07:46:22 GMT 2021


On Wed, Mar 03, 2021 at 09:57:07PM -0500,
 Rev. Fr. Robert Bower <frrobert at frrobert.com> wrote 
 a message of 38 lines which said:

> When the url with the query string is sent to the server (I am using
> Molly Brown the server and amfora as a client) it is changed the
> Greek characters using url encoding.
> 
> I am wondering how to I decode the url to get back the Greek
> characters.  I am using bash for my scripts.

The server (MollyBrown) should do it for you :-( but if it doesn't, in
bash, you have several solutions:

https://gist.github.com/cdown/1163649
https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/159253/decoding-url-encoding-percent-encoding
https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/57519/how-to-replace-all-percent-encoded-utf-8-substrings-with-plain-utf-8-text


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