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Re: issue 1463: locale problems during import and export/checkout

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2003-08-07 10:24:53 CEST

On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 10:05:18 +0200, Stephan Hermann wrote:
> Well, if you tell me the right utf-8 locale for whole europe, i
> would be fine :)
>
> We have to include not only west europe locales, but also all east europe
> locales.
> We would be on a saftey side, if anyone is using us-ascii for filenames, but
> our web/php/windows developers are using all those "nifty" features of ms.
> And that gives me nightmares.

So, you can choose any UTF-8 locale. The differences between them
mainly concern the language, but in any case, you'll be able to
represent any character you can have in a filename, and you'll be
able to handle filenames without breaking anything (unless there
are bugs).

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