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Re: URI encoding URLs on the cmdline?

From: Brian Denny <brian_at_briandenny.net>
Date: 2004-06-06 19:51:49 CEST

On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 10:50:54PM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
>
> > And then users start pasting those fuzzy urls into web browsers and
> > wondering why they don't work.
>
> What makes you think they don't work in web browsers? Web browsers are
> more than happy to auto-escape URIs. (I just checked; spaces work fine,
> and so do UTF-8 characters. % characters, not so much, for obvious
> reasons.)

To me, this is key. To the extent that the most widely used web browsers
accept unescaped URLs, svn should too.

-brian

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