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

From: Andreas Schwab
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 19:31:04 EST

Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi!
>> > 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
> Does POSIX really say that all weird characters must be accepted in
> path name?

POSIX only requires [A-Za-z0-9._-].


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