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

Andy Koppe andy.koppe@gmail.com
Wed May 13 16:05:00 GMT 2009

> Not necessarily better, but here is a chart:
> Sys:  App:    function expects/returns
> C/UA: NULL:   UTF-8
> NULL: C/UA:   UTF-8
> C/UA: C/UA:   UTF-8
> SPEC: NULL:   System Locale
> SPEC: C/UA:   UTF-8
> NULL  SPEC:   Application Locale
> C/UA: SPEC:   Application Locale
> SPEC: SPEC:   Application Locale

What is the "System Locale" in this context? Asking because Windows
doesn't have locales as such, although it does have a default "ANSI


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