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From:
Dr.Ruud
Date:
December 11, 2013 17:45
Subject:
Re: Resurrected RFC: Handling utf8 locales
Message ID:
20131211174537.23460.qmail@lists-nntp.develooper.com
On 2013-12-11 16:55, Karl Williamson wrote:
> On 12/11/2013 05:26 AM, Paul Marquess wrote:

>> If I'm reading the proposal correctly it covers the contents of files
>> only
>> and does not include the encoding applied to filenames on a filesystem?
>
> Correct.  I believe the filesystem issues are a much more intractable
> problem.  Ideas welcome.

Use a module per variant. There are also length restrictions, reserved 
characters, reserved names, etc.

Many details:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filename#Comparison_of_filename_limitations
http://nedbatchelder.com/blog/201106/filenames_with_accents.html
http://www.j3e.de/linux/convmv/man/
http://www.dwheeler.com/essays/fixing-unix-linux-filenames.html

-- 
Ruud


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