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Re: Umlaut problem on Mac (composed vs. decomposed UTF-8)

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-24 17:26:16 CEST

On 7/24/07, Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn@vinc17.org> wrote:
> On 2007-07-16 01:23:50 +0200, Branko ─îibej wrote:
> > Linux I've no idea about, but I suspect it uses form C.
>
> For Linux (and POSIX), a filename is just a sequence of bytes.
> So, it doesn't use any form. You can even have invalid UTF-8
> sequences (utilities such as touch, cp, scp can generate almost
> any sequence). But does APR enforce some form?

Nope. APR only tells us what we should expect (UTF8, unknown or Locale
dependent), but in case of UTF8, it doesn't say nor enforce NFC/NFD or
even correct encoding.

bye,

Erik.
Received on Tue Jul 24 17:25:06 2007

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