Bug#99933: second attempt at more comprehensive unicode policy
On Sun, 2003-01-05 at 09:23, Denis Barbier wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 12:10:42PM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> > What *is* debatable is when and how to make the transition, which is
> > what we're doing now.
> So how to implement your proposal?
> The main issue is to patch glibc API so that filenames are supposed
> to be UTF-8 encoded. Has this already been discussed?
What do you mean? What changes to the glibc API would be required?
If you are suggesting that functions like readdir() attempt to convert
filenames from UTF-8 into the user's current locale, I am completely
against that. It will just exacerbate the problem.