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  1. #1
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    Mar 2005
    Ontario, Canada

    Angry decodeURIComponent fails when passed in %E9

    I just noticed that if I pass %E9 (that is the é character), the function throws an exception and JavaScript says the string is malformed.

    Does anyone know how to fix this problem so that the string decodes correctly. I'm guessing that there are other accented characters that will also cause the same problem?
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  2. #2
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    Jan 2011
    encodeURIComponent('é') = '%C3%A9', decodeURIComponent('%C3%A9') = 'é'

    escape('é') = '%E9', unescape('%E9') = 'é'

    I'm not sure why this is the case, but I'm fairly certain escape/unescape are considered bad practice nowadays.

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