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Re: Unicode files

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2006-07-27 21:18:32 CEST

Jarl Friis wrote:
> It is clear to me now that it is possible, by specifying external tools,
> to achieve what I want: merge facility for unicode (UCS2) files. However I
> would like to ask (on dev-list), if it is on the plan to make this an
> integrated feature of Subversion? Or if there is any good reason for
> explicitely not supporting any other text file encodings than
> supersets of ASCII?

I think there is no plan for "svn diff" and "svn merge" to handle other text
encodings such as UCS2 internally, but I am not sure of that.

(I think there IS a plan to make it easier to use external diff and merge
utilities, for example by configuring that a certain program should be used for
files with a certain MIME type.)

- Julian

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