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Re: Problems with accents in filenames

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2003-11-21 17:22:43 CET

On 2003-11-21 16:36:08 +0100, brane@xbc.nu wrote:
> You seem to be mixing reality and wishful thinking.

This is the reality.

> Yes, it would be so wonderful if filename encoding on Unix was
> predictable. However, it's not, and Unix is not Plan9. If Subversion
> always treated file names as UTF-8, regardless of the locale
> settings, we'd break the Unix client for all the world (except you,
> possibly).
>
> Subversion behaves like every other Unix program in existence. Now
> if Plan9 ever replaces Unix, your dreams will become reality. :-)

No, just create a file with ROX-Filer for instance: it will be encoded
in UTF-8, whatever the locales are. And any user can look at it,
whatever their locales are.

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