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Re: utf-8 sanity check.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-11 23:17:15 CEST

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

> 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
> pointless...

Use --locale:

   * to specify the charset of the log message being read by -F

   * to interpret working copy paths that will be read later on
     (i.e. 'svn up', with no args)


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