What is a valid key?
brian at tangent.org
Thu Dec 20 02:17:51 UTC 2007
The code says " ", personally I call isgraph(). It would be nice to
see a standard definition.
For the binary protocol I think none of this should matter at all. A
key has a key length, so the question of valid characters should not
On Dec 19, 2007, at 10:30 AM, Dustin Sallings wrote:
> I just got a bug report for my client regarding multibyte
> characters within a key. In order to fix it, I need to know what
> *should* be allowed in a key.
> The protocol document is fairly vague as far as what makes up a
> key. It says some specific characters that *aren't* valid, but
> seems to have been written with an ASCII mindset.
> In the binary protocol, we have a lot of freedom, but that freedom
> doesn't extend to the text protocol.
> Should we constrain keys to ASCII, or force clients to understand
> UTF-8 (or some other specific encoding)?
> Dustin Sallings
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