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Re: Problem with files that have %

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-08-18 06:33:13 CEST

On Tue, 2004-08-17 at 23:05, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Hm. 1.1.0-rc2 has 'auto-escaping'. I wonder why it's not automatically
> converting % into %25, the same way it converts space into %20.

I think '%' is one of those characters which it would be dangerous to
auto-escape, since it's itself the escape character. It would be odd
for 'foo%bar' to work one way but 'foo%25bar' to work a completely
different way.

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