Re: UTF8 locale & shell encoding

From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (
Date: Fri Jan 16 2004 - 13:37:18 EST

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    From: "Philippe Verdy" <>

    > Exactly. However the conversion to UTF-8 from UTF-16 (the Windows
    > encoding used in the Win32 Unicode API) is supported natively in
    > MultibyteToWideChar() as if it was a SBCD/DBCS character set, even on
    > Windows 95.

    This is incorrect. UTF-8 support did not exist until Win98 for the Win9x
    family, and did not exist until NT4 for the WinNT family.

    There are several other errors related to Win9x in this message but this is
    the most glaring.

    MichKa [MS]
    NLS Collation/Locale/Keyboard Development
    Globalization Infrastructure and Font Technologies

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