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Re: Poor support for \ on windows from the C API?

From: D.J. Heap <dj_at_shadyvale.net>
Date: 2003-11-14 23:04:08 CET

Arild Fines wrote:
> I never really understood why this isn't handled in libsvn_client. Is there
> any scenario in which you *don't* want to perform this
> conversion/canonization? If every client of the API basically needs to
> create it's own infrastructure to do this conversion anyway, wouldn't it be
> better to prevent this redundancy by having libsvn_client handling it?
> --
> Arild

I'm not entirely sure, either...but I think it may be because libraries
want to call each other and so doing the utf8 conversion every time a
public function is called would not be good. Perhaps a core developer
can correct me or explain more fully?


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Received on Fri Nov 14 23:05:23 2003

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