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David Somers wrote: > When the client sends the files to to server, how are they encoded? > text/unicode as utf8, binary as ? Unicode (and all specially encoded) files they're converted to UTF8 for transmission. This has a nice side-effect that you can commit with one encoding (eg. SJIS) and checkout with another (eg. UTF-16). > BTW, does anybody use UTF-32? I've never heard of it in use, but AFAIK it's needed for some far-eastern languages. > Perhaps the detection code code be put into cvsnt so that binary/unicode > files get correctly wrapped or throw up a "danger will robinson" message > -:) There's something like it in WinCVS.. I'm not really into the idea myself - some files get easily misdetected eg. PDF files look like unicode apparently... this just annoys the user who knows what they're doing. Tony