Trash spec: wrapping up

Mikhail Ramendik mr at
Tue Nov 2 09:04:54 EET 2004

Alexander Larsson wrote:

> Thus, i propose that we store the byte string in escaped form in the
> trash info file. The normal desktop file escaping method doesn't allow
> encoding of any byte value, so we can't use that. To avoid multiple
> escape/unescape problems when using existing desktop parsers we
> shouldn't extend that method. Instead i propose that we use url-style
> escaping. 

What's the name of the standard that describes URL-style escaping and is 
supported in Gnome and KDE? We need to redference that in the text.

Yours, Mikhail Ramendik

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