From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
To: Junio C Hamano <email@example.com>
Cc: "Jeff King" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
"Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget" <email@example.com>,
"Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] remote-curl: unbreak http.extraHeader with custom allocators
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2019 14:44:06 +0100 (CET) [thread overview]
Message-ID: <nycvar.QRO.email@example.com> (raw)
On Fri, 8 Nov 2019, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> writes:
> > ... which was broken in non-US locales (most notably in a Japanese setup;
> > apparently there _still_ are developers who did not yet move away from a
> > Japanese locale... at least on Windows).
> I think the above was a reference to a tangential comment I made in
> a response to Peff.
> Oh, I do not expect Japanese Windows users would "move away from"
> Japanese locale, ever.
> I do however know that an app that supports only legacy encoding is
> frowned upon these days. They still use and will keep using
> Japanese menus and messages, and they still write their documents in
> Japanese and not in US English.
> But they store their Japenese documents encoded in UTF-8 on their
> system that is in Japanese locale.
> There are two models of gadgets I am interested in getting, between
> which one of them that is slightly older supports UTF-8 and MS-Kanji
> (aka Shift-JIS) while the latest model only supports MS-Kanji. The
> list price of them are comparable (actually, the latest one lists a
> bit more), but the latest model is deeply discounted while the other
> one with UTF-8 is not as much. At shopping sites, user reviews
> often mention "I've migrated my text to UTF-8 already and going back
> to Shift JIS in this year is too cumbersome, so I'll skip this
> latest model".
> I am hoping a software update might happen, and will pull the
> trigger once the latest one starts supporting UTF-8 ;-)
Thank you for that interesting note.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2019-11-08 13:44 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2019-11-05 21:59 [PATCH 0/1] remote-curl: unbreak http.extraHeader with custom allocators Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-11-05 21:59 ` [PATCH 1/1] " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-11-06 4:16 ` Jeff King
2019-11-06 9:14 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-11-06 9:49 ` Junio C Hamano
2019-11-06 19:38 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-11-08 8:34 ` Junio C Hamano
2019-11-08 13:44 ` Johannes Schindelin [this message]
2019-11-06 10:04 ` [PATCH v2 0/1] " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-11-06 10:04 ` [PATCH v2 1/1] " Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2019-11-06 11:29 ` Jeff King
2019-11-06 12:12 ` Junio C Hamano
2019-11-06 19:34 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-11-07 5:39 ` Junio C Hamano
2019-11-07 12:40 ` Johannes Schindelin
2019-11-08 3:03 ` Junio C Hamano
2019-11-06 12:15 ` [PATCH v2 0/1] " Junio C Hamano
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