[1.7] Proposal: the filename encoding in C locale uses UTF-8 instead of SO/UTF-8

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue May 19 00:06:00 GMT 2009

On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 11:08:47PM +0100, Phil Betts wrote:
>Mark J. Reed wrote:
>> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 9:17 AM, Dave Korn  wrote:
>> > Lenik wrote:
>> >> On 2009-5-18 14:09, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> I think the main person you should be thanking isn't a guy.
>> >>>
>> >> Ok. Thank you gods.
>> >>
>> >
>> > ??Hey Corinna? ??Congrats! ??You just got a promotion!
>> All praise to the great Corinna!
>Some thoughts from Terry Pratchett on the subject:
>"It's a god-eat-god world."
>"The trouble with being a god is that you've got no one to pray to."
>"Most gods find it hard to walk and think at the same time."
>"When you can flatten entire cities at a whim, a tendency towards 
>quiet reflection and seeing-things-from-the-other-fellow's-point-
>of-view is seldom necessary."
>- Small Gods

I could never get into those books.  It always seemed like the turtle
should have been standing on hippos.  Too much suspension of disbelief.


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