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Re: "Strange" characters in file names

From: Per Jessen <per_at_computer.org>
Date: 2007-03-25 17:26:44 CEST

Erik Huelsmann wrote:

> On 3/25/07, Per Jessen <per@computer.org> wrote:
>> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> > On Mar 24, 2007, at 12:36, <svn.users@salvisberg.com>
>> >> The file name should be "Kurs Ernährung.doc", and it probably
>> >> orginated from Windows.
>> >>
>> >
>> > Perhaps you have not set the LANG variable so ls and svn don't know
>> > how to properly display it. Try export LANG=de_DE.utf8 or whatever
>> > the correct value for your OS is.
>> That setting should not have any influence on how UTF8 characters are
>> displayed. They are valid regardless of your locale settings.
> They may -however- not be valid Subversion input without that
> setting...

That is true, but I would call that a bug. The use or display of
characters should not depend on which language subversion is set to
use. If you have UTF-8 support, it's either or, not "mostly"
or "often". IMHO anyway.

/Per Jessen, Zürich

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