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Re: [RFC/PATCH] commit messages not 8-bit compatible

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-05-31 16:21:04 CEST

Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:
> well, if we're going to go down this route, then i think we should go
> all the way and just let log messages be any kind of arbitrary data.
> requiring no null characters in the 'string' is kind of half assed,
> since who's to say there isn't a character set somewhere that doesn't
> have nulls in their characters. plus, who knows, maybe someone,
> somewhere has a good reason to use a jpeg as their log message ;-)

I think treating them as binary data would be great.

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Received on Sat Jun 1 14:12:34 2002

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