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Re: setting a convention for property values

From: Peter Davis <peter_at_pdavis.cx>
Date: 2002-12-04 22:12:12 CET

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On Wednesday 04 December 2002 12:29, Karl Fogel wrote:
> bin:foooooo /* Always binary. */
> text:fooooo /* Always text. */
> svn:fooooo /* All are text currently. */
>
> props, and any prop without a prefix is either rejected or, maybe,
> defaults to... What? Bin? Text?

How about:

  bin:* = Always binary
  [anything else, including svn:*] = Always text (UTF-8)

Simple and consistent with current practices.

Binary should always be Base64-encoded over DAV, and decoded by the client
automatically. Text should always be XML-escaped over DAV.

- --
Peter Davis
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