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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Stefan Beller <sbeller@google.com>
Cc: Brandon Williams <bmwill@google.com>, git <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] submodule: munge paths to submodule git directories
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:30:12 -0400
Message-ID: <20180829213012.GA32400@sigill.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAGZ79kYJTWROYSGjEbdVBsEAkWkNE4QVCiPVfuMf75d13fXN6A@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 02:10:37PM -0700, Stefan Beller wrote:

> > Yes, that makes even the capitalized "CON" issues go away. It's not a
> > one-to-one mapping, though ("foo-" and "foo_" map to the same entity).
> 
> foo_ would map to foo__, and foo- would map to something else.
> (foo- as we do not rewrite dashes, yet?)

Ah, OK, I took your:

>   [A-Z]  -> _[a-z]

to mean "A-Z becomes a-z, and everything else becomes underscore".

If you mean a real one-to-one mapping that allows a-z and only a few
safe metacharacters, then yeah, that's what I was thinking, too.

> > If we want that, too, I think something like url-encoding is fine, with
> > the caveat that we simply urlencode _more_ things (i.e., anything not in
> > [a-z_]).
> 
> Yeah I think we need more than url encoding now.

If you take "url encoding" to only be the mechanical transformation of
quoting, not the set of _what_ gets quoting, we can still stick with it.
We don't need to, but it's probably no worse than inventing our own
set of quoting rules.

-Peff

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Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-08-07 23:06 [RFC] " Brandon Williams
2018-08-07 23:25 ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-08  0:14 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-08 22:33 ` [PATCH 0/2] munge submodule names Brandon Williams
2018-08-08 22:33   ` [PATCH 1/2] submodule: create helper to build paths to submodule gitdirs Brandon Williams
2018-08-08 23:21     ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-09  0:45       ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-10 21:27     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-10 21:45       ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-08 22:33   ` [PATCH 2/2] submodule: munge paths to submodule git directories Brandon Williams
2018-08-09 21:26     ` Jeff King
2018-08-14 18:04       ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-14 18:57         ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-14 21:08           ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-14 21:12             ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-14 22:34               ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-16  2:34                 ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-16  2:39                   ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-16  2:47                     ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-16 17:34                       ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-16 18:19                       ` [PATCH] submodule: add config for where gitdirs are located Brandon Williams
2018-08-20 22:03                         ` Junio C Hamano
2018-08-16 15:07                   ` [PATCH 2/2] submodule: munge paths to submodule git directories Junio C Hamano
2018-08-14 18:58         ` Jeff King
2018-08-28 21:35         ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29  5:25           ` Jeff King
2018-08-29 18:10             ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 21:03               ` Jeff King
2018-08-29 21:10                 ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 21:18                   ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-29 21:27                     ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 21:30                   ` Jeff King [this message]
2018-08-29 21:09             ` Jonathan Nieder
2018-08-29 21:14               ` Stefan Beller
2018-08-29 21:25                 ` Brandon Williams
2018-08-29 21:32               ` Jeff King
2018-08-16  0:19     ` Aaron Schrab

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