[tahoe-dev] Unicode issues review

zooko zooko at zooko.com
Tue Feb 17 19:22:58 UTC 2009


On Feb 17, 2009, at 12:04 PM, Shawn Willden wrote:

> Maybe rather than trying a bunch of different encodings, just try:
>
> (1)  The encoding for the current locale (whether specified per- 
> file or by the environment.
> (2)  UTF-8
>
> And if neither of those work, then treat it as an opaque blob.   
> Perhaps toss in UTF-16 as well.

That sounds good, since UTF-16 is the default for Microsoft  
platforms, so names encoded in UTF-16 are probably common.

Thanks for the help!

Regards,

Zooko



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