File encoding in source safe
Posted on 2004-10-05
I have an application is on the source safe, and the webforms (.aspx) files have data written in arabic. The encoding I am using to save arabic data is Unicode 1200. If another programmer checks out the file after I check it in, then the file will be corrupted. And if I use different encoding then the file will be ok but the arabic data will be corrupted. Is there a way to solve this?
After I change the encoding to Unicode 1200, I get the following message, maybe you'll find it useful:
The character encoding for the file D:\Projects\test\aspx\myfolder\myfile.aspx has changed. Your source control provider may have problems managing files with this type of encoding. For example, if you save an ANSI-encoded file as UTF-8 and then check in the file, the master copy may be corrupted.