Re: Representing Unix filenames in Unicode

From: Christopher Vance (
Date: Mon Nov 28 2005 - 23:54:11 CST

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    On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 08:09:05PM -0800, Doug Ewell wrote:
    >Good question. I'm not sure I have an answer. I'm just saying that
    >creating a non-standard variant of UTF-8 that tries to preserve
    >non-UTF-8 sequences isn't the right way to go.

    Indeed. Pure UTF-8 filenames have worked flawlessly for years.

    Mixing your character sets is far worse than mixing your drinks, so
    "Just Say 'No'"... :-)

    Christopher Vance

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