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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] How does arch/tla handle encodings?

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] How does arch/tla handle encodings?
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 11:21:58 +0200
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On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 10:23:08 -0700, Alexey N. Solofnenko wrote:
> Will diff/merge/... work correctly with non-standard character 
> encodings? I think TLA needs to know what is the character encoding for 
> any file.

diff/patch does not care about semantics of characters in the file. With
one exception -- the newline character. Thus as long as it's ascii-based
encoding, same for all versions of given file, diff and patch work

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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