[ic] ic-utf8 readfile/writefile patch
mike at perusion.com
Mon Mar 16 04:18:04 UTC 2009
Quoting David Christensen (david at endpoint.com):
> I've added a patch to the ic-utf8 tree to support encoding/fallback
> strategy in Vend::File::readfile and writefile. This is intended to
> be completely backwards-compatible with both legacy encodings and the
> current MV_UTF8 scheme while offering the following benefits:
> - Explicit override of the encoding of any specific file. This
> defaults to nothing (aka raw) when MV_UTF8 is not set, and utf-8 when
> MV_UTF8 is set.
> - Sensible default fallback to provide maximum information in the
> case that invalid encoding/decoding sequences are encountered.
> (Fallback strategy is how we deal with invalid/incomplete characters.)
> - Think future modifications to [include] to provide access to
> encoding and fallback parameters: [include file="foo/bar/baz"
> I'd appreciate testing of this patch; in particular, this should help
> with Racke's issue encountered with legacy encodings on the index page
> with MV_UTF8 set.
Has anyone thought of performance? Can this be disabled for people who
don't want to spend processor power on UTF8?
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