UTF-8 Cygwin

Linda Walsh cygwin@tlinx.org
Mon Jun 26 19:23:00 GMT 2006

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 02:24:29PM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
>> SUZUKI Hisao wrote:
>>> I made a patch to cygwin1.dll to support UTF-8.
>>> It allows you to use all of characters and file (or path) names
>>> allowed in Windows, while keeping binary-compatibility with the
>>> current Cygwin.  It is fairly perfect except for lack of locale
>>> support etc.  So it may remind you of the good old BeOS.  See:
>>> http://www.okisoft.co.jp/esc/utf8-cygwin/
>> (and for bottom readers...)
>> When will we see this in the main-stream cygwin?
>> Soon? :-)
> You can answer your own question.
> Look here: http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-patches/ and see if you notice
> any patch submissions.
    I am not certain, but I'm interpreting that as a "no".

    For people who "know" and are experts in a topic, the answers are 
For those who are not, we may not, not only not know where to look but may
not even know the right question.

    Also, I don't expect my interpretation of some information or 
reality to be
the same as someone else's interpretation.  Often I find my 
interpretation is
different from other's.


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