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has caused the report #514282,
regarding ticgit: does not handle non-alphanumeric titles
to be marked as having been forwarded to the upstream software
author(s) Scott Chacon <[email protected]>
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Bug#514282: ticgit: does not handle non-alphanumeric titles
Sat, 7 Feb 2009 11:08:49 +0100
ticgit currently fails to preserve titles with characters outside
[0-9a-zÂ]. A Debian user would like to create tickets with Cyrillic
titles, and I myself wish for the possibility to use other ASCII
printables such as punctuation. The current implementation does not
allow storing such things safely; a â/â, if not processed by
clean_string, would obviously fail, and Windows cannot even stand
The easiest fix to this problem would be the introduction of an extra
file, such as âTICKET_TITLEâ, in every ticketâs directory. The program
could continue to read and write the processed title in the DATE_TITLE/
format for compatibility reasons, but also store the âtrueâ title to be
used by newer versions. As far as I can tell, this would be very easy
to implement; I can come up with a patch if you wish.
Of course, multibyte titles would introduce new problems, like a messed
up âti listâ output where columns donât line up any more. But this
seems to be a smaller problem than not supporting this stuff at all.
Iâd love to hear your thoughts on that.
PS: Please keep the Cc list when replying.
Michael Schutte <[email protected]>
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