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Re: $Source$

From: George Hazan <george.hazan_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-17 21:51:36 CEST

   Hello, Robert!
   Thu, 17 May 2007 10:38:27 -0700 you wrote:

>> The substitution is made by a client. Period :) Server doesn't do it, it
>> can be easily proven.
RR> I was trying to, as simply as possible, illustrate that TSVN has neither
RR> responsibility for nor control over keyword substitution.

It _is_ definitely responsible, cause this problem makes me sick for a long
time I have to use an SVN client... The problem is that the $Date$ keyword
gets expanded to utf8 text using my regional settings. At home, when I have
the Vista Eng, all is Ok, but at work, where I have to use the russian
version of XP (corporate standard), I get russian utf8 day names as almost
unreadable double byte sequences. Also I can't remove this tag from sources.

Yes, it happens to the working copy only, but by a coincidence that's the
only copy I work with :) I've got no another sources...

So you wanna say, that any SVN client passes its local code page to a
server, and then a server formats that $Date$ accordingly to my regional
settings? I doubt that.

-- 
WMBR, George Hazan (ghazan@postman.ru) 
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