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

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 23:03:44 +0100

On 06.02.2012 22:26, Hiroaki Nakamura wrote:
> The Unicode Standard says canonical equivalent sequences should be
> interpreted the same way.
> * 1.1 Canonical and Compatibility Equivalence
> http://unicode.org/reports/tr15/#Canonical_Equivalence
> * 2.12 Equivalent Sequences and Normalization
> http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode6.0.0/ch02.pdf
> So we should not have the same name multiple times in repositories
> and working copies. Therefore subversion servers and clients does
> not need to handle them.


I don't give a gnat's whisker what the Unicode Standard says. I'm only
interested in real-world situations. Or are you implying that, e.g., the
Unix VFS layer will magically detect file name equality of different
(de)normalized forms? Because it won't.

-- Brane
Received on 2012-02-06 23:04:21 CET

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