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Re: Problems with accents in filenames

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-11-21 18:52:25 CET

Vincent Lefevre wrote:

>On 2003-11-21 16:36:08 +0100, brane@xbc.nu wrote:
>
>
>>You seem to be mixing reality and wishful thinking.
>>
>>
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>This is the reality.
>
>
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>>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.
>
>
And what does bash have to say about that file if you're not in a UTF-8
locale?

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