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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: slash escaping (was 0.9.0 Release)
Date Thu, 11 Dec 2008 21:04:14 GMT
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 02:52:33PM -0500, Damien Katz wrote:
> If the design doc has weird characters that aren't supported in the file
> system, we can't make the index file. If we hash the filename, then it's
> impossible for an admin to figure out which files are which from the command
> line. So maybe we should url escape the name for the file system too. Or just
> not support weird characters at all.

People like using slashes in URLs, we can't change that. Slashes in file names
are problematic, and we can't change that either. How about a transliteration
from slashes into underscores or something similar. There must be a
non-problematic way of doing this.

Noah Slater,

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