Re: A Great Idea (tm) about reimplementing NLS.

From: Alan Cox
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 13:43:07 EST

On Sul, 2005-06-19 at 18:55, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Actually the day we have rm utf-8-ed, we have a problem. Someone will
> create two files that have same utf name, encoded differently, and
> will be in trouble. Remember old > \* "hack"? utf-8 makes variation
> possible...

They are different to POSIX as they are different byte sequences
> If we are serious about utf-8 support in ext3, we should return
> -EINVAL if someone passes non-canonical utf-8 string.

That would ironically not be standards compliant

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