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Re: svn commit: rev 1563 - trunk/subversion/include trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr trunk/subversion/clients/cmdline trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_dav

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-03-20 12:48:12 CET

On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 11:32:09AM +0100, Hontvari Jozsef wrote:
> From: Karl Fogel
> >Is there some reason we need the length of the string? It's not
> >binary data, after all.
>
> (Forget my mail if it is not relevant.) Considering internationalization,
> strings may be very similar to binary data. If the sorage format is UTF-16
> or UTF-32 strings may very well contain 0 bytes. (But not in the case of
> UTF-8.)

Our strings are intended to be UTF-8 throughout the entire Subversion API.

(we don't enforce that very well today, but that doesn't mean we're not
intending to use UTF-8 :-)

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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