Experiment with unsafe characters

This is an experiment to understand unsafe(special) character handling by search engines.

"A" tag is used for linking in HTML. HREF property of "A" tag holds the link address. Link address can contain unsafe characters (such as space, ~ etc).

You can read about result of this experiment at our blog - Using special characters in link

Original " !$&'()*+,-.:;<=>@[\]^_`{|}~"
Requested "%20"
Original Character Requested Character Result
" " "%20" "modified"
"!" "" "not used"
"$" "" "not used"
"&" "" "not used"
"'" "" "not used"
"(" "" "not used"
")" "" "not used"
"*" "" "not used"
"+" "" "not used"
"," "" "not used"
"-" "" "not used"
"." "" "not used"
":" "" "not used"
";" "" "not used"
"<" "" "not used"
"=" "" "not used"
">" "" "not used"
"@" "" "not used"
"[" "" "not used"
"\" "" "not used"
"]" "" "not used"
"^" "" "not used"
"_" "" "not used"
"`" "" "not used"
"{" "" "not used"
"|" "" "not used"
"}" "" "not used"
"~" "" "not used"

* Double quotes ("") are used for readability.

This experiment is inspired by GOOGENC experiment.

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