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Re: XML parse error: Not well-formed (Not neon-0.24.3/svn bug)

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2003-10-09 19:05:19 CEST

Jani Averbach wrote:
> On 2003-10-09 10:45-0500, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>>kfogel@collab.net writes:
>>>As far as fixing the problem goes, I think Julian Foad's suggestion is
>>> > For now, if this can't be fixed easily, to prevent users getting
>>> > into a mess, should we make "svn propset" check that the property
>>> > name is composed from a safe set of characters, and politely
>>> > refuse if not?
>>As do I.
> In the same time does it make sense to protect svn namespace?
> I mean, check for example that user don't set svn:keyword
> vs. svn:keywords, or svn:foobar. At the moment this is possible, and
> I have been bitten by this several times.

Yes, a very good idea. Although this idea is related to checking the individual characters, it is a separate idea so can be a separate patch. Would you like to write that patch?

> This will cause an another compatibility problem between client and
> server, but this would be worth it.

What compatibility problem will this cause? Please explain.

- Julian

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