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Re: National characters in authz-db path entries

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 22:16:05 +0000

Branko Čibej wrote:
> Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>>Having said that, Branko, how about ignoring a BOM to any input file
>>we expect to be UTF-8?
>
> I think we should. Some popular text editors on Windows use the
> initial-BOM byte sequence to distinguish between UTF-8 and "other"
> encodings in text files (and of course the equivalent sequence to detect
> UTF-16-BE/LE, but that's off-topic). I'm surprised we don't get more
> reports about this.

I've raised Issue #3082
<http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3082>, enhancement, "Allow
a Byte Order Mark (BOM) in UTF-8 input files".

- Julian

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