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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 1/4] xml: Add element <title> to allow short description of domains

Dňa 27.1.2012 20:03, Dave Allan  wrote / napísal(a):
On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 05:31:20PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 06:22:16PM +0100, Peter Krempa wrote:
This patch adds a new element<title>  to the domain XML. This attribute
can hold a short title defined by the user to ease the identification of
domains. The title is limited to 40 bytes and can't contain newlines.

I'm not convinced that putting a hard limit on the title length
is a good idea. That feels like a limitation just to suit the
display used in virsh. If an app only has space to show 40
characters, then it is free to truncate and append '...'

Agreed; virsh can do what it wants with the data.

Ok, there's no problem to lift that restriction.


Also note that 40 bytes may be equivalent to as few as 12-15
printable characters in UTF-8 with non-western languages
since single characters can take 3 bytes or even more

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