[PATCH] byte range
d.s at daniel.shahaf.name
Thu Oct 6 00:31:12 CDT 2011
Richard Cavell wrote on Wed, Oct 05, 2011 at 23:54:44 -0400:
> Index: ch03-advanced-topics.xml
> --- ch03-advanced-topics.xml (revision 4106)
> +++ ch03-advanced-topics.xml (working copy)
> @@ -1364,7 +1364,7 @@
> <para>UTF-16 is commonly used to encode files whose semantic
> content is textual in nature, but the encoding itself makes
> heavy use of bytes which our outside the typical ASCII
> - character byte range. As such, Subversion will tend to
> + character range. As such, Subversion will tend to
That's a wrong change.
Firstly, the issue IS about the bytes that each encoding uses.
Secondly, comparing ASCII codepoint values to UTF-16 byte values is bogus.
> classify such files as binary files, much to the chagrin of
> users who desire line-based differencing and merging,
> keyword substitution, and other behaviors for those
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