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Re: The first step away from CVS


Thus wrote Lloyd Parkes (

> Certainly the majority of commit messages are US-ASCII, but I expect
> that the remainder contain a good variety of character sets. Our
> Japanese colleagues can be quite prolific. The bulk of each message
> is US-ASCII, but the committers seem to write their names using
> their local character sets from time to time.

In fact the conversion of src to mercurial did not fail due to character
set problems. Past repository surgery is a much graver problem.

-- (S.P.Zeidler)

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