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Re: Proposal for supporting WC file content encoding

From: Jesper Steen Møller <jesper_at_selskabet.org>
Date: 2006-03-30 23:26:05 CEST

Hi Subversion-developers

Philip Martin wrote:

>The svn:encoding="native" would have some effect, but it's not clear
>to me how useful it would be. You mentioned Java source; I don't know
>a great deal about Java but ISO C source code can also, in theory, be
>written in any encoding. While such source can be converted from one
>encoding to another automatically it usually requires human review to
>ensure that the meaning of the code is preserved.
>
>
I'll add one additional pointer to a use case for this proposal
(particularly the native bit):

<https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=133239>

The desire to move to Subversion has come up a number of times, it seems.

-Jesper

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