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Re: Remaining l10n issues

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-05-06 00:02:58 CEST

> On Wed, 5 May 2004, Erik Huelsmann wrote:

> > > we already have suc a function. It's called
> > > svn_cmdline_cstring_from_utf8 (or svn_cmdline_cstring_from_utf8_fuzzy,
> > > if you don't need strict conversion).
> >
> > Yea. Peter got there before I did, but I was about to propose using the
> > _fuzzy() variant for user messages, since it generally is more important
> to
> > show half the message then to error out. OTOH that would mean that
> locale
> > settings problems will show up somewhat cryptic...
> >
> I don't follow you here. Doesn't _fuzy() convert everything non-ASCII to
> ?\XXX? I agree that this is good if there is a conversion error, but not
> in the normal case. What convert_string_for_output in error.c does is to
> try svn_cmdline_cstring_from_utf8() first and if it fails, falls back on
> svn_cmdline_cstring_from_utf8_fuzzy() to at least get something out even
> if it looks ugly. Isn't that what we want?

It is. I was mistakingly thinking that that is the functionality provided by



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