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Re: svn commit: r24721 - trunk/tools/server-side

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-04-25 01:03:08 CEST

Daniel Rall wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Apr 2007, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 08:48:34AM -0700, Daniel Rall wrote:
>>>>> Inform Python to use a UTF character set, since the $LastChangedDate$
>>>>> keyword is expanded to non-ASCII characters in environments with
>>>>> multi-byte character sets.
>>>> Ah, I didn't realise Python actually interpreted those comments as well.
>>>> However: how do we know that the user's locale is UTF-8?
>>> No, but it has a much better chance of working than plain ASCII (which
>>> is a subset of UTF-8).
>> Good point. I guess the only ways to solve this properly are:
>> a. Remove the LastChangedDate keyword from this file,
>> b. Restrict the LastChangedDate to US English/ASCII (yuk), or
> I'd also be fine with (a). I'm not a fan of spattering these keywords
> all over our source files.

I don't mind the keywords not existing in any of our C files, but for
any scripts that may get installed somewhere for managing a Subversion
install I think should have them, so it's easy to look at the file and
know which version you have, especially if you're working on the setup
done by somebody else.


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