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Re: Problems with accents in filenames

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-24 16:27:34 CET

"Dale Peakall" <dale@peakall.com> writes:
> This will almost never be the case. In fact I'd love to see an
> example of a sentence where UTF-8 and UTF-16 provide the same
> encoding. UTF-8 is a variable width encoding, whilst UTF-16 is
> fixed width.
>
> For most western characters (i.e. the ASCII set) the UTF-8 and
> UTF-16 will never be the same as UTF-8 never has any \x0 characters
> and UTF-16 will have a \x0 character associated with every character.

Yes, this was a complete brain bubble on my part, sorry. (Though
UTF-16 is not *always* fixed-width, I believe, just fixed for a
certain, large set of characters.)

-Karl

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