Re: Q: Filesystem Encoding

From: Frank da Cruz (
Date: Wed Jul 10 2002 - 12:24:32 EDT

Barry Caplan <> wrote:
> But be aware that such filenames may or may not be able to be transferred
> *across* file systems. Not only that, but, although I haven't tested in
> detail for a while, I would not be fully comfortable with middleware that is
> responsible for managing file names across systems either, such as FTP...
For the record, the new Kermit FTP clients:

can be told to handle filenames (and contents of text files) any way you want,
converting them between the client and server character set, including UTF-8
(without the server having to know a thing about it). Details here:

- Frank

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