dakkar at thenautilus
Apr 13, 2012, 2:01 AM
Post #3 of 4
On 2012-04-13 Сергей Дмитриев <s_dmitriev [at] inbox> wrote:
> Recently we've developed small web application which, for some cases,
> receives data in base64 format, as value of one fields of POST
> I've noticed that probably there's something wrong with decoding of
> such data. E.g. + will become spaces (it's ok) but %3D still intact.
That does not look very much like base64… it looks much more like the
(example: the string "a simple example" would encode to
"YSBzaW1wbGUgZXhhbXBsZQ==" in base64, but to "a+simple+example" or
"a%20simple%20example" in a URI)
Incidentally, most browsers will send data URI-encoded for forms, not
So I suspect that you data is not really base64.
If I'm correct, than Catalyst should decode the data for you
automatically. How are you accessing the request data? Have you tried
just dumping (via Data::Dumper, or Data::Printer) the value of
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