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

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-05 20:17:05 CEST

SteveKing <steveking@gmx.ch> writes:

> 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.

Ah, right, of course. But in what ways could the URL have an unescape
'%' in it? But in Subversion? Bad user input?

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