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need a way to encode strings to valid var names or URLs #4150
One way to reimplement how abbreviations are stored requires a method to convert arbitrary strings to/from valid var names. See issue #4048. This need also recently arose in the context of git completions. See issue #4147. It turns out that converting strings to valid var names is only moderately difficult using fish script:
Unfortunately that is ugly and slow. Doing the inverse operation in fish script will also be extremely difficult. So this issue is to track augmenting the
Note that we'll also need a