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From Branko ─îibej <br...@xbc.nu>
Subject Re: Apache, Subversion hooks, and locales
Date Wed, 06 Jan 2010 12:50:45 GMT
Jack Repenning wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2010, at 5:48 AM, Mark Phippard wrote:
>
>> Could we just declare that the paths are passed as UTF-8 strings?
>
> Any chance of declaring that the paths are not only UTF-8, but also
> *composed* UTF-8?

That's an even bigger can of worms; we don't even guarantee that for
paths in the WC or in the repository, last time I looked we just blindly
used whatever form the underlying OS or apr-iconv conversion functions
supplied. And I recall problems with Mac OS X because of that.

It would indeed be nice if we guaranteed to have all paths internally
and in the repository and in hook scripts in form-C, *and* convert to
whatever the OS expects in the WC. Frankly this involves pendantic
fiddling that I for one would not be up to dealing with right now ...

-- Brane

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