#3 ✓resolved
Matt Todd

Add Support for Nested Params Parsing in Rack::Request

Reported by Matt Todd | December 28th, 2008 @ 07:49 AM | in 1.0

Adding ticket for conversation going on at:


The conversation covers numerous topics so this ticket reflects specifically the proposal for parsing nested params.

To clarify, request params, when encoded in application/x-www-form-urlencoded, can be specified simply as a=b&x=y (flat) as well as a[b]=c&a[d]=e (nested) values.

The proposal is to include parsing these nested values into a Hash instead of just including top-level keys as a[b] and a[c] only.

Refer to the RFC for the specification of a query as between the @?@ and the @#@ of the URL:


Unfortunately, the RFC does not specify further regarding nested pairs.

Michael Fellinger (manveru) provided this implementation:


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