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Re: Problem with accented letters and copy/move

From: Lele Gaifax <lele_at_nautilus.homeip.net>
Date: 2004-01-23 11:11:39 CET

>>>>> "Vincent" == Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn@vinc17.org> writes:

    Vincent> On 2004-01-23 02:06:37 +0100, Lele Gaifax wrote:
>> With "svn mv ConnettivitàADatabaseRelazionali
>> DatabaseRelazionali" I got "svn: Can't recode string: Invalid
>> argument". I then tryed a remote operation, feeding
>> "Connettivit%E0ADatabaseRelazionali.rst" as requested by the
>> URI specs, and this gave "svn: Path
>> 'http://.../Connettivit%E0ADatabaseRelazionali.rst' does not
>> exist in
    Vincent> ^^^
>> revision '288'". Trying a copy operation triggered the same
>> errors.

    Vincent> Shouldn't you use the UTF-8 encoding in the URL?

It was my intention... A good soul on IRC pointed me to a web site
with a simple php script that does the conversion: I got %E0 from

Anyway, it' a little strange that only copy&move suffer from this
problem, doesn't it? Should svn be able to a) dealing with a pathname
*it* has created and b) properly recode the URI when it contains
non-ascii chars [eventually just showing it in the error mesg)?

bye, lele.

nickname: Lele Gaifax	| Quando vivrò di quello che ho pensato ieri
real: Emanuele Gaifas	| comincerò ad aver paura di chi mi copia.
email: lele@seldati.it	|		-- Fortunato Depero, 1929.
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