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Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion/libsvn_delta xml_output.c

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-23 15:27:46 CEST

Yes, I just forgot the DTD. Ignore my worries from earlier.

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
> I wrote:
> >> What precisely are you anticipating here? I don't see how it would
> >> make sense to put anything directly in the pcdata of a prop-delta.
> Karl wrote:
> > If a prop change includes binary data, how would we encode it as an
> > attribute? Or, even if encoding random binary data as XML attribute
> > values is legal (which I don't know but could be the case), what if
> > the prop change is *huge*? What if someone's sending a GIF image as
> > the value of the property?
> [and a bunch of other stuff, which I understood but which is also
> beside the point]
> Right now a prop-delta looks like this:
> <prop-delta>
> <set name="foo">bar</set>
> <delete name="baz"/>
> </prop-delta>
> So we already put property values in pcdata, but not the pcdata of the
> prop-delta element. (And the pcdata of the set element is already
> protected.)
> I don't see how it would ever make sense to put anything in the pcdata
> of the prop-delta element itself; you wouldn't know which property you
> were modifying.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:12 2006

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