Re: Representing Unix filenames in Unicode

From: Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk (
Date: Mon Nov 28 2005 - 03:35:42 CST

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    "Doug Ewell" <> writes:

    > Whatever you guys decide, please let's not have any proposals to
    > "improve" UTF-8, or invent a mutant form of UTF-8, by giving it a way
    > to map these arbitrary byte sequences bijectively while simultaneously
    > retaining the existing properties of UTF-8.

    So how do you propose to map filenames to strings on Unix?

    I'm asking from the point of view of a runtime of a language which
    represents strings as sequences of code points. It has no power to
    change how Unix works, nor how people name their files.

       __("<         Marcin Kowalczyk

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