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Re: [TSVN] Problems with special characters in filenames shown Repo-Browser

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-07-05 19:55:27 CEST

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>>Sure. The '%' char is used to escape special chars in URL's. So %1
>>gets escaped to the the char with bytecode 1.
> Well, if anything, you probably see "%10" being substituted with
> whatever bytecode 0x10 (decimal 16) produces. But the point
> remains...

Right. Of course the next two chars are used for escaping.

>>There's nothing TSVN can do about that. Well, it could, but then the
>>escaped URL's couldn't be shown and people complained about that too.
> I'm confused. Why exactly can't TSVN do anything about this?

If the URL has something like %1000.iso in it (without the '%' being
escaped itself), then TSVN can't know that the '%' isn't used as the
escape char.

But I'll have a look at this tomorrow. Maybe we can do something after all.


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