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From Jason Heeris <jason.hee...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svndumpfilter does not exclude some files
Date Mon, 15 Oct 2012 23:37:28 GMT
On 15 October 2012 20:05, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@gmail.com> wrote:
> Understandable, but it can really bite the next person who works with
> your scripts or material. I've encountered a lot of adventures with
> non-7-bit-ASCII character sets over the years, and it leads to me
> doing a lot of sanitizing of filenames in hook scripts: usually, I
> prefer to simply reject such filenames in the pre-commit script.

Yeah, I'm learning that :P

However — a small, pedantic part of me (not that small, actually)
still wants to do these things, and just insist that the tool-creators
(which sometimes includes myself) write "better" tools, rather than
insisting that those working with those tools (also includes me)
restrict how they can express information.

Of course, I pay for that attitude occasionally, when a system gets
used and abused in ways I didn't predict.

— Jason

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