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Re: Non-ASCII user names when "svn" protocol is used.

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2006-03-08 18:55:51 CET

On 3/8/06, Alexander Kitaev <alex@tmate.org> wrote:
> So am I understand correctly that Subversion delevelopers consider this is a
> feature, rather then a bug? I have no personal opinion on that so far,
> though creating UTF-8 encoded files is usually not as easy as system-encoded
> ones and it is not obvious that is should be done that way for the first
> time user, so usual use case will be - create system-encoded passwd file,
> get an error, guess that it should be UTF-8 encoded, encode the file.
> May be comment on that should be put into the passwd file and configuration
> files?

I'm not sure whether it's deliberate or an omission. I'd guess it's
the latter; it would make sense to me if Subversion read its
configuration files in the system locale.

If the current behavior is deliberate, the Subversion book doesn't
make any mention of it.

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