[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #23

Reinier Lamers tux_rocker at reinier.de
Mon Mar 30 11:01:11 UTC 2009


Hi,

2009/3/30 Trent W. Buck <trentbuck at gmail.com>:
> Guillaume Hoffmann <guillaumh at gmail.com> writes:
>
>> 2009-03-28 Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva
>>  - Update e-mail address for Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva.
>
> This got the wrong encoding somewhere along the line :-(

I suppose that is because darcs (like all applications using the
standard Haskell I/O library) is not encoding-aware. When Marco Túlio
etc. types the patch name, darcs reads the UTF-8 encoded 'ú' as two
bytes. When it outputs those two bytes in an environment that
interprets it as latin1, you get  'ú'.

Regards,
Reinier


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