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Re: Multi-byte locales

From: Florian Weimer
Subject: Re: Multi-byte locales
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 10:06:51 +0200

* Michael Koch:

> On Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 09:29:53AM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> * Michael Koch:
>> > There is no GNU extension (yet) that van work around this that I'm aware
>> > of.
>> Do you think this (i.e. non-accessible files) is a problem at all?
> Does files really contain such filenames with weird characters in the wild
> out there ?

It can easily happen if you have two users with different LC_CTYPE

Most users I know avoid non-ASCII characters in file names like hell,
but this is by no means a universal standard.

> I dont think this a real problem for now. We can just tell them to
> rename the files and it will work if needed.

This depends on what your application does. 8-/

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