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Re: Supporting non-XML-safe pathnames

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2004-11-24 19:36:23 CET

--On Wednesday, November 24, 2004 10:36 AM -0600 Ben Collins-Sussman
<sussman@collab.net> wrote:

> Sure there is. It adds complexity, and I maintain that it's a feature that
> no linux user cares about.


BTW, if we now start to base64 encode the paths in .svn/entries, it means that
normal human beings won't be able to read the paths. I think that would
outweigh any benefit of this feature. Even if it's 'conditional' on the
failure of the is_xml_safe() check, it's still goofy because we'd likely break
DAV clients who would choke on these names (or even more hilariously: check
them out as their base64 name??). -- justin

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