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Re: Check out repository with encoded characters

From: Benjamin Smith-Mannschott <bsmith.occs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 20:35:28 +0100

On Mar 27, 2008, at 09:05, Victor Engmark wrote:
> Works fine on a Mac. So, get a Mac to serve your repositories.
>
> I used "svnadmin create foo" and then in the Finder I renamed "foo"
> to " " (since I don't know how to type non-ASCII characters in
> the Terminal). Viewed in Firefox, I see:
>
> Collection of Repositories
>
> * /
>
> Clicking this gives me:
>
> http://www.example.com/svn/%c3%a6%20%c3%b8%20a%cc%8a/
>
> That's odd - It looks like "" is translated to "a%cc%8a", which is
> different from my result, "%C3%A5".

Ta da! welcome to the wonderful world of unicode normalization!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode_normalization

Specifically, NFD (Enforced by conversion by the Mac filesystem)
versus everything else, which tends to use NFC without actually
enforcing it.

// Ben
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