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Allow special characters in target names to be escaped #242

mleinart opened this Issue Mar 14, 2013 · 2 comments


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mleinart commented Mar 14, 2013

I think this is primarily a change to the pyparsing grammar for targets (

Though the browse tree code should also know how to deal with a target name like this properly once a fix is in place in the rendering code.
#120 is an option as well, but I feel like url encoding doesnt really belong that far down from the view code. Instead, I think we can solve it by starting to treat the targets more as we would other grammars and just 'backslash it out'

e.g. a metric named


would be added as:


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mingbowan commented Mar 31, 2014

what about file system paths? like "/usr/local"? You cannot escape "/" in file path


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felixbarny commented May 8, 2014


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