From: Dipti Srivastava (dipti.srivastava@Remedy.COM)
Date: Mon Feb 23 2004 - 22:05:30 EST
What if the filename contains contains Japanese characters e.g. the Japanese
From: Kenneth Whistler [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2004 6:33 PM
To: Dipti Srivastava
Subject: Re: Filenames with non-Ascii characters
Dipti Srivastava asked:
> If I set my LC_TYPE to en_US.UTF8 do I need to convert the non-Ascii
> characters like
> '\' in the filename for functions like open, etc.
'\' *is* an ASCII character. 0x5C in ASCII to be exact. It is
also 0x5C in UTF-8, so no (other) conversion is required.
UTF-8 is designed so that all ASCII characters (0x00..0x7F) have
exactly the same values in UTF-8. This is precisely so that
existing protocols and library functions will continue to work correctly
with it for all ASCII character values.
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