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Id: 66120
Status: open
Priority: 0/
Queue: CPAN-Meta

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: dolmen [...]

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Severity: Wishlist
Broken in: 2.110540
Fixed in: (no value)

Subject: Spec: restrict allowed characters
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The Meta spec should restrict the set of characters allowed. I propose to restrict the characters to the list defined in the XML specification. Rationale: Control characters may cause unexpected things in the CPAN infrastructure. See for example bug RT#58038 -- Olivier Mengué -

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