Re: Medievalist ligature character in the PUA

From: Julian Bradfield (
Date: Mon Dec 14 2009 - 14:19:27 CST

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    On 2009-12-14, John (Eljay) Love-Jensen <> wrote:
    > The Linux systems I've used just store bytes, and (other than '/' and
    > null-terminator '\0') there is no requirement that the bytes for the
    > component names be UTF-8.
    > But since my Linux experience is a bit dated now, and maybe Linux's file
    > system(s) are more UTF-8 or UTF-16 or UTF-32 savvy these days, as a
    > requirement.

    No. I don't think it fits very well with the Linux philosophy to
    embrace Unicode fascism.
    It would be a useful option to be able to enforce on a new file system,
    but the option isn't available even in ext4, as far as I know.

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