Re: Problem with accented characters

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Mon Aug 23 2004 - 17:06:07 CDT

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    On Aug 23, 2004, at 3:34 PM, Doug Ewell wrote:

    > Deborah Goldsmith <goldsmit at apple dot com> wrote:
    >> FYI, by far the largest source of text in NFD (decomposed) form in
    >> Mac OS X is the file system. File names are stored this way (for
    >> historical reasons), so anything copied from a file name is in (a
    >> slightly altered form of) NFD.
    > "Slightly altered"?

    Yes, the specification for the Mac file system was frozen before NFD
    had been developed by the UTC, so it isn't exactly the same. But it's

    John H. Jenkins

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