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Re: Problems with accents in filenames

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2003-11-20 14:26:38 CET

On 2003-11-16 18:23:46 -0600, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> The repository stores all filenames as UTF8. When you do an 'svn
> checkout', the filenames are converted from UTF8 to whatever locale
> your local system happens to be using.

converted for what? I hope this is just for user interaction (e.g.
display) and that UTF-8 is still used internally as long as the
user isn't involved. Moreover the locales aren't a system choice,
but a user choice and they are process-dependent (for instance,
I sometimes have an xterm using ISO-8859-1 next to an xterm using
UTF-8, due to limitations of some software).

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