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Re: Resurrected RFC: Handling utf8 locales

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From:
Leon Timmermans
Date:
December 11, 2013 19:52
Subject:
Re: Resurrected RFC: Handling utf8 locales
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CAHhgV8g0aG0ePgTkhN9X=qAbqkXxLH0ZOvqZeN=UXhERyA-=5A@mail.gmail.com
On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 4:55 PM, Karl Williamson <public@khwilliamson.com>wrote:

> Correct.  I believe the filesystem issues are a much more intractable
> problem.  Ideas welcome.
>

Most importantly, different operating systems have different ideas on
octets versus characters. Unix is generally completely byte based, though
OSX does some strange non-standard normalization. Windows does UTF-16. Try
making sense of that!

Leon

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