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Re: charset neutral? pls solve this

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-06-03 00:33:30 CEST

Marcus Comstedt wrote:

>Actually, Subversion doesn't do any processing that would be easier to
>do with UCS-2/UTF-16 as far as I have seen. Mostly the strings are
>just passed around, concatenated, and splitted on ASCII characters
>(which have identity encoding in UTF-8). And UCS-2/UTF-16 sucks as
>they can't encode the full range of ISO-10646.
You're mixing apples and oranges. UCS-2 indeed can't encode the whole
range. UTF-16 can. They're not the same.

> If you are going to
>use wide characters, UCS-4 is the way to go. But for the particular
>application of Subversion, I don't see a problem with using UTF-8. If
>you find a place in the code where using wide chars would have been
>easier, please point it out.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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