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Re: some valid Linux filenames break subversion

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2004-07-14 20:33:54 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:
>>But if we *did* encode the attribute values somehow, we could support
>>all possible filenames.
> No, because we also pass filenames over HTTP, using standard DAV and
> DeltaV methods, and we can't just decide to base64-encode those
> pathnames.
> (If I understand correctly.)

That's no problem. In WebDAV you never pass *filenames*. You always pass
URIs, and in URIs control characters are escaped using the %hh notation

Best regards, Julian

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