Re: Representing Unix filenames in Unicode

From: Chris Jacobs (
Date: Tue Nov 29 2005 - 17:47:49 CST

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    Richard Wordingham wrote:

    > Or some backslash notation. The byte 07 may have a valid
    > representation as U+0007, but it is not particularly friendly for
    > typing - let alone 0C. Some backslash notation may be appropriate
    > for these cases.

    I did not mean the U+ notation. I meant the quoted printable notation which
    is used in MIME'd usenet news.
    The byte 07 would be =07

    > Are you sure you need a *unique* string for a byte sequence?

    No, and in fact the quoted-printable string is not unique.
    The byte 0x41 could be either =41 or A


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