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Re: Semicolons in auto-props?

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2004-10-01 16:45:52 CEST

Looking through old mail...

Christian Ullrich wrote:
> Based on my reading of libsvn_client/add.c, it is not possible to
> have semicolon characters in the value of an auto-prop.
> That would be most useful, though, because it would allow to make
> full use of mod_dav_svn's svn:mime-type feature, with auto-props
> like
> *.txt = svn:mime-type=text/plain; charset=UTF-8
> . Does anyone have plans yet to add support for this, or should I
> attempt to do it myself? (Warning: My C code is bad. I mean,
> really bad.)

I'm not aware of any particular plans to do this, but I agree that it would be useful.

Please could you file an issue in the issue tracker (if there isn't one already).

Other developers, do we already have a quoting mechanism that we could use here? It's not just semicolons that aren't currently supported, but presumably newlines and other things too.

- Julian

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