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Re: Module name mangling

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: Module name mangling
Date: 30 Jan 2001 15:49:57 +0100
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Martin Grabmueller <address@hidden> writes:

> The RFC for URL-encoding specifies so-called `safe' characters, which
> do not need encoding.  These are alphanumeric characters an a few
> others, like `-', `_' etc.  Unfortunaly I don't have the RFC number
> handy, but I will try to figure that out while at university today.
> Then I'll post the result of my search.
> When we have a list of safe characters, the only thing we need to
> agree upon is how we encode the unsafe ones. Am I right?

Yes, exactly.

Since the list is a list of safe characters, we don't have a list of
the unsafe ones.  This means that we can't make a mapping from these
unsafe characters to pretty encodings.  Thus, we would be back to
hexadecimal encoding.  Hmm.

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