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Re: Call For Votes: converting log messages to UTF-8

From: Henrik Svensson <innotron_at_telia.com>
Date: 2002-06-01 15:48:33 CEST

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

>
> Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
>
> > "Henrik Svensson" <innotron@telia.com> writes:
> > > The problem with this is that a resonable complete subversion
client
> > > needs to be able to convert between several charsets. And if a
text is
> > > stored with a (to the client) unknown charset it can not be
displayed.
> >
> > Oh, in the proposal under discussion there, the client *would* know
> > the charset, because the server would store an indication of the
> > charset as metadata next to the log message.
> >
> > (Possibly moot now, just pointing it out.)
>
> It would know the _name_ of the character encoding, but it might not
> know how to actually interpret that encoding, since it could be
> arbitrarily obscure. I don't know if that's what Henrik actually
> meant, but it's a valid point anyway. :-)

Thank you Marcus. Thats exactly what I meant.

/Henrik.

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