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Re: Let's discuss about unicode compositions for filenames!

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 21:29:41 +0100

On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 09:09:22PM +0100, Branko Čibej wrote:
> Are you seriously proposing that we /support/ such broken, hackish
> nonsense? How do you expect users to tell the difference between file
> names that look identical on the character level, but are not on the
> code point level?
> Supporting such hacks would only be a source of bug reports. I don't see
> this as a desirable feature.

The question is why you would want to break it now that it works.
Because of HFS+? Isn't what HFS+ does just as broken if you think
about it? Why normalise paths in the filesystem if nobody else does it?

I'd prefer a universe where svn normalises anything to NFC from the
1.0 release onwards. Alas, we're in the wrong one.
Compare http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=34 and following.
. o O (Where's my goatee?)
Received on 2012-01-30 21:30:17 CET

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