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Re: svn log causes XML parse error (internal error)

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2004-07-22 00:25:58 CEST

On 2004-07-21 10:52:37 -0700, Ben Reser wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 09:45:48AM -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> > Now we're talking about "/" being disallowed in property names. Why
> > is it disallowed? I'm not saying there should be no limitations on
> > property names -- newlines and other control chars seem like a bad
> > idea, for example. But "/"? What's wrong with "/"?
>
> Remember that a / is a reserved character in XML element names and that
> properties over DAV are named in XML elements. This is a horrible
> failing of the DAV spec, but it's what it is.

Are DAV properties exactly the same notion as Subversion properties?
Otherwise, couldn't Subversion properties be transported with DAV in
an encoded form, encapsulated in DAV properties?

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