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Re: CVS and unicode

From: Christian Hujer
Subject: Re: CVS and unicode
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 21:16:46 +0200
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Am Sonntag, 11. September 2005 23:27 schrieb Pierre Asselin:
> It would be nice if CVS decoupled keyword expansion, text/binary,
> mergeability and line-ending conversion independently of one another.
> Right now they are all conflated in the RCS "expand" string and
> only a few combinations are supported.  The RCS file syntax allows
> arbitrary strings there so it would be possible to extend the
> behavior but that might break compatibility with the RCS utilities
> (which I regard as a bad idea).
Your idea of decoupling keyword expansion, text/binary mode, mergability and 
line-ending conversion indepently of each other is really great!

Now who's gonna write the patch?


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