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New issue 1722 by AaronJSherman: UTF-16 file from Perforce not displayed

What version are you running?


What's the URL of the page containing the problem?

  Not available to public

What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. In Perforce, "p4 add -t utf16" a new file in UTF-16 encoding
2. p4 change and post-review the new file
3. View in ReviewBoard

What is the expected output? What do you see instead?

  New file contents should display

  Note: In theory, UTF-16 diffs can be re-encoded and displayed as UTF-8

What operating system are you using? What browser?


Please provide any additional information below.

This seems to be related to issue #1326 which was closed as user-error, but in this case, the VCS and does know that the file is UTF-16.

I also tried Perforce type xutf16. Same results.

Attaching my test file.

        utf-16-test-file4.txt  30 bytes

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