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Re: [Issue 1807] ra_dav doesn't permit properties to have colons in their names.

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-04-13 07:09:50 CEST

On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 10:09:51PM -0500, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Well, if we're doing hacks, can we simply differentiate between ":"
> and the numeric character entity for a colon (what, "&x003a;" or
> something) ?

We can't just use entities because & and ; aren't valid chars in element
names. We'd end up making up our own escaping sequence. While the
namespace seems hackish, we can let the XML parser do most of the work
for us so it might end up being easier.

I suppose we could do something like:
.x003a. and use an escape code for a literal period of .x002e.

That would probably be pretty easy too. But pretty specific to us.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
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