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Re: utf-8 sanity check.

From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus_at_mc.pp.se>
Date: 2002-07-11 21:53:58 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> Conceptually, I much prefer the second option. It seems cleaner to
> me.
> Up till now, svn commandline switches have always been global; order
> has never mattered. I would hate to have the placement of --locale
> change behaviors; I'd like it to be "global" to all target paths on
> the commandline.

The approach suggested by Ulrich, which is to defer setting the new
locale until all args have been parsed, also has the feature that
placement of --locale does not matter. The downside being that you
can't use --locale to change the interpretation of the command line
args at all. Exactly what is the intended use of --locale? Can
anyone produce a reasonable use-case? Discussing the semantics
without knowing when the option is intended to be used seems rather

  // Marcus

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