Clarification of "human-readable" in chapter 7
maxb at ukf.net
Sun Mar 13 05:18:18 CST 2005
Grzegorz Adam Hankiewicz wrote:
>> From chapter 7:
> "Generally speaking, the names and values of the properties can be
> whatever you want them to be, with the constraint that the names
> must be human-readable text."
> I find this terribly misleading. A quick test doesn't allow me to
> set a property name with a space, a comma, or non 7-bit characters,
> which are human readable in Spanish. I suggest adding a footnote
> to the first instance of human-readable explaining that this only
> refers to 7-bit characters, and not even the full range of them.
In actual fact, the limitation is:
ASCIILetter | Digit | '.' | '-' | '_' | ':'
And the first character must be:
ASCIILetter | '_' | ':'
Damn overly restrictive DAV/XML standards!
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