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Re: VS2005 configuration/build issues (was Re: Minor issue with VS.NET solution file generation (trunk))

From: Michael Sweet <mike_at_easysw.com>
Date: 2006-01-02 21:27:51 CET

Carlos Alberto Costa Beppler wrote:
>> Given the usage of US-ASCII filenames and UTF-8 encoding, is the BOM
>> even necessary?
> Are you sure that filenames are US-ASCII only?
> Here in Brasil many tend to use non ASCII characters specially on
> "documentation" files.

But these are the templates for the Subversion project files, which
reference the Subversion source files, which only use US-ASCII.

In the general case, this is not strictly true, but for the Subversion
project it doesn't seem to make sense to add these (unused and
unnecessary) UTF-8 characters to an otherwise US-ASCII XML file.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com
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