Twitter itself won't do this. It's definitely your library. 1. Make sure that you send the status via the POST body and not via the query part of the URL. 2. Don't do more encoding than absolutely necessary.
Tom On 11/11/10 6:00 PM, Randomness wrote: > I just ran into a strange problem while sending a tweet from Excel. I > tried to post a message that included an ampersand like this: > > take a look at this: > http://mywebsite.com/page.php?para1=this¶2=that > > When posted this message looks like this: > > take a look at this: > http://mywebsite.com/page.php?para1=this&para2=that > > The part starting from http onwards has become highlighted and > clickable, as intended. But because & has changed into & the > intended page is not reached. > > If I send a message that does not contain a url, it looks fine, so a > message like: > > Jack & Jill are walking down the street > > will look completely fine as a posted message. > > I can't figure out how to solve this and any help would be appreciated > > -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk