Convert extension and splicemap feature

Constantine Dokolas cdokolas at
Wed Feb 27 13:32:08 CST 2013

It's up to the developers to change the design to something that better
fits the project. I won't gripe if it's done your way, if it fulfills the

There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows
about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the
work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!
- Richard P. Feynman

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 6:14 PM, Kevin Bullock <
kbullock+mercurial at> wrote:

> On Feb 27, 2013, at 12:10 AM, Nikolaj Sjujskij wrote:
> > Den 2013-02-25 19:54:13 skrev Constantine Dokolas <cdokolas at>:
> >
> >> I have a subversion repository to convert and splicemaps don't work (I
> have
> >> to use splicemaps because of all the non-standard branch paths). The
> reason
> >> is that there are paths with spaces all over our repository and
> splicemap
> >> lines are split on spaces and commas. I'd like the mercurial developers
> to
> >> consider adding support for URL encoding (i.e. decode "%20"s in the
> >> splicemap file) in the convert extension.
> > I think that should be filed in bugzilla:
> > Probably won't be too hard to implement.
> Please do file it in the tracker. I'll say, though, that I'd rather have
> it interpret quotes than URL-encoded characters. URL encoding is overkill
> for encoding exactly two special characters.
> pacem in terris / мир / शान्ति / ‎‫سَلاَم‬ / 平和
> Kevin R. Bullock
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