Re: Representing Unix filenames in Unicode

From: Chris Jacobs (
Date: Tue Nov 29 2005 - 01:03:00 CST

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    Christopher Vance wrote:
    > 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.

    What happens when two files have different, but canonical equivalent, file

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

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