I know I can use jQuery.param or something like that, but I want a much more compact format.
Turns out this is a little tricky to Google. Most search results turn up URL shorteners, which is distinctly different. I am not trying to store a short URL in my database for later lookup. All the data should be in the URL itself.
I only need to support the latest version of Chrome stable, so I don't care if older browsers can't handle the unicode. I think I'll put the data in the fragment portion (after