actually space is %20, %2B is '+'. Long time since I played in .NET, but why
not HttpUtility.UrlEncode for example?

or better yet - this is a POST request, so why not use the API properly and
send the params as post body instead of String.Empty

Regards,
Paul
http://tardate.com

On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 5:27 AM, catcalls <g.obrzut3...@ntlworld.com> wrote:

>
> Yeah - after much searching I discovered the URL encoding for space is
> %2B - but this still did not work.
>
> I really think there is a problem with oauth.WebRequest() in the DLL?
>
> I know there is a Twitter Interface but there is no documentation on
> how to use it either (that Rackovic wrote)
>
> On Aug 13, 9:55 pm, catcalls <g.obrzut3...@ntlworld.com> wrote:
> >             Dim post_data As String = TextBox1.Text
> >             Dim url As String = "http://twitter.com/statuses/
> > update.xml?status=" & post_data
> >
> >             Dim xml As String = oauth.WebRequest(RequestMethod.POST,
> > url, String.Empty)
> >
> > This is my code.
> >
> > I'll try URL Encoding the string next. Thanks for the suggestion.
> >
> > On Aug 13, 9:53 pm, Andrew Badera <and...@badera.us> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > > Perhaps you need to reconsider your design abstractions -- you should
> > > be able to virtually plug and play. You should have an assembly
> > > sitting between your app and the Twitter library, if you're using
> > > third party, and use your intermediary assembly as an adapter or
> > > facade. That makes it a lot simpler to swap the library on the
> > > backend. You can also use interfaces for this sort of purpose; I
> > > prefer the separate assembly because it reduces regression testing
> > > needs when you make changes later. Single-purpose-ish principle.
> >
> > > Have you tried encoding the spaces before sending them into his
> library?
> >
> > > ∞ Andy Badera
> > > ∞ This email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private
> > > ∞ Google me:
> http://www.google.com/search?q=(andrew+badera)+OR+(andy+badera)<http://www.google.com/search?q=%28andrew+badera%29+OR+%28andy+badera%29>
> >
> > > On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 4:50 PM, catcalls<g.obrzut3...@ntlworld.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > > Furthermore - I have wrote an entire program with full Twitter
> > > > Interfacing from Searching to Following to Finally Updating and now I
> > > > find I cannot post spaces with the library.
> >
> > > > I cannot rewrite my entire code base because you suggest
> LINQ2Twitter.
> >
> > > > I am using this guys library and he really needs to get it sorted for
> > > > me and the rest of his user base.
> >
> > > > Basically, my only work around is to replace spaces with an
> underscore
> > > > _
> >
> > > > That works.
> >
> > > > But it looks like garbage.
>

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