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

From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus_at_mc.pp.se>
Date: 2002-05-30 17:44:22 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:

> For example, file contents can be text without being UTF-8! (And
> imagine how would people react if Subversion enforced UTF-8 for all
> text files.)

Yup. The thing here though is that for files it's possible (and
perfectly reasonable) to have a property declaring the used charset.
Thus the information is not lost. You could even hack Emacs to
actually look at the charset property and select the correct MULE mode
when you open the file.

  // Marcus

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Received on Sat Jun 1 14:18:33 2002

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