[PATCH 12 of 20] hgweb, paper: add shortlogajax template and use it
martin at geisler.net
Tue Aug 13 03:30:19 CDT 2013
Alexander Plavin <alexander at plav.in> writes:
> [...] the rendered, complete html code is sent as a CDATA section, and
> js just has to add it to the page.
Please ignore this if it's obvious to you, but remember that you need to
escape "]]>" in CDATA sections:
You will probably have to unescape this again on the client side?
In other words, using CDATA isn't really different from using normal
escaping of "<" and "&", it just feels that way because you (typically)
get to escape fewer characters.
Another thought that occured to me when I read the discussion about
writing an XML style: have you considered writing a JSON style instead?
Other applications might benefit from such a style too, even on the
command line where I would prefer to parse JSON encoded 'hg log' output
over XML output. That of course depends on whether JSON or XML has
better support in the environment where you work.
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