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Re: [1.7] Invalid UTF8 while creating a file -> cannot delete?
On Sep 23 13:34, Andy Koppe wrote:
> 2009/9/23 Corinna Vinschen:
> > I have a local patch ready to use the ANSI codepage by default in the
> > "C" locale. ?It appears to work nicely and has the additional positive
> > side effect to simplify the code in a few places.
> > If I only new that eastern language users could happily live with
> > this change as well!
> Here's an idea to circumvent the DBCS troubles: default to UTF-8 when
> no charset is specified in the locale and the ANSI charset isn't
> Based on the following grounds:
> - Full CJK support (and more) out of the box.
> - DBCSs can't have worked very well in 1.5 in the first place, because
> the shell and most applications weren't aware of double-byte
> characters. Hence backward compatibility is less of an issue here.
> - Applications that don't (yet) work with UTF-8 are also unlikely to
> work correctly with DBCSs.
> - Iwamuro Motonori asked for it.
Yeah, I was tinkering with this idea, too, but it's much more tricky to
I'll think about it.
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