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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: slash escaping (was 0.9.0 Release)
Date Thu, 11 Dec 2008 21:06:20 GMT
On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 06:58:25AM +1030, Antony Blakey wrote:
> The file name can be escaped. There are also limitations on the length of the
> filename depending on the platform. I suggest using an escaped form of some
> initial segment of the name, concatenated with an escaped form of some final
> segment of the name, concatenated wit a hash of the full name.

Actually, good point. Can we not URL encode names? That way, any character
outside of the safe range would end up percent encoded. If not that, there must
be some workable encoding scheme so that ASCII characters [a-zA-Z] are left in
tact for sysadmin readablity.

Noah Slater,

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