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Re: Removing the --enable-utf8 flag

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-07-18 22:59:59 CEST


Your plan is the same as my plan. You're a mind-reading plagiator. Have
you no respect for intellectual property? I'm calling the RIAA and BSA.

Karl Fogel wrote:

>"Bill Tutt" <rassilon@lyra.org> writes:
>>I think this is fine for Alpha. I'm not so sure for 1.0 though.
>Why not for 1.0?

It should be quite O.K. and totally cool even for 1.0, if the locale
charset is an ASCII derivative. It will fail horribly in
EBCDIC-dereivative locales without translation.

>(I had been planning to leave it in permanently.)

+1. I for one am not about to lose sleep worrying about what happens to
people who insist on using ENCDIC and don't have the foresight to arm
themselves with libiconv.

>Thanks for the quick response,
>>> * Always attempt conversion. If the conversion fails (for example
>>> because the underlying xlation mechanism isn't working, as is
>>> currently the case), *then* check for non_ascii, and bomb only if
>>> there are illegal characters in the data. Otherwise, we proceed,
>>> effectively treating the data as if it were already UTF-8,
>>> because we know it's all safe ascii characters.

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