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Fwd: Subversion 1.4.6 : 3 tests fail when locale is set to Turkish (tr_TR.UTF-8)

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-12-24 10:14:37 CET

I assume this was sent to me not for privacy but just to avoid our moderation.


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From: Alex Besogonov <alex.besogonov@gmail.com>
Date: Dec 24, 2007 12:11 AM
Subject: Subversion 1.4.6 : 3 tests fail when locale is set to Turkish
To: glasser@davidglasser.net

I'm not subscribed to SVN mailing lists, so answering off-list.

>Out of curiosity, how are completely non-Latin languages affected by our CLI?
Badly. URL quoting rules, for example, make a simple word ("ΤΕΣΤ" -
"test" in Russian) look like this: "%D0%A2%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%82".
Generally, people try to avoid using Russian names for directories and

BTW, and there are some bugs with mod_svn and SVNParentPath. It
doesn't work if repository name is in Russian locale.

>Like, do Russians have to completely switch their input method in
>order to type out COMMITTED in Latin?
No, we need just to switch keyboard layout (by pressing ctrl-shift or
alt-shift or caps lock or something else).

David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
Received on Mon Dec 24 10:14:46 2007

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