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Re: Resurrected RFC: Handling utf8 locales

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Leon Timmermans
December 11, 2013 19:52
Re: Resurrected RFC: Handling utf8 locales
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On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 4:55 PM, Karl Williamson <>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!


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