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Re: URI-encoding on 1.7 repository?

From: Garret Wilson <garret_at_globalmentor.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 18:18:24 -0800

On 1/20/2012 6:14 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> You don't care what FS backend the server runs. All you care is that
> the endpoint of svn_ra_open4() implements the Subversion RA API
> properly. Normal Subversion servers use svn_fs.h which in turn
> presents the same API _regardless of which backend is used_. I'll
> spell it out: the notion of 'valid pathname in a Subversion
> filesystem' does not depend on the FS backend in use.

All that is good news. So I guess the important question is: what spells
out "the notion of 'valid pathname on a Subversion filesystem'"? Is it
"any valid Unicode code point?" What I'm getting at is that I need to
know which characters, if any, I need to encode before passing them to
Subversion. If Subversion supports any Unicode character, I can just
pass the path decoded and sleep soundly at night. If not, I need to know
which ones to decode and which ones to pass through.

Garret
Received on 2012-01-21 03:19:09 CET

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