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Re: some valid Linux filenames break subversion

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-14 17:24:39 CEST

Ben Reser <breser@siaer.com> writes:
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 01:08:01AM +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
> > >Uhh yeah what he said. :)
> >
> > Sorry? The set of valid characters inside a CDATA section is exactly the
> > same as outside; just the escaping rules differ. If you want to
> > represent control characters (other than TAB, CR, LF) inside XML, you
> > need to use a custom escape format (such as BASE64, quoted printable or
> > URI-percent encoding).
> That's what I thought he meant...

Right, that's what I meant.

I'm operating under the assumption that XML has no standard way, in
attribute values, to represent every possible character. Whereas in
CDATA, there *is* a way to represent every possible character.

If there were a way to do it in attributes as well, then we'd be fine
(even if that way were different from the CDATA way).


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