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Re: UTF-8

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-05-10 23:32:58 CEST

Marcus Comstedt <marcus@mc.pp.se> writes:

> I started looking at inserting the missing UTF-8 translations in the
> cmdline client, but found some strangeness already. All svn library
> functions take strings in UTF-8 encoding, wasn't that the plan?

Yes, that was the plan.

> So how come svn_io_check_path() in libsubr just takes its first
> argument (which shoulde hence be an UTF-8 sting) and passes it to
> apr_stat(), which does not operate on UTF-8 strings? Seems to be
> conversion calls missing inside the libs too...

UTF-8 was the *plan*, as in, *someday*. If you look throughout our
code, you'll find essentially zero regard for i18n, l10n, or UTF-8
conversions. Nothing, nada, zip.

Someday, this will be a big project. :-)

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