More on 'there is a file it' returning false for files w/ non-Western European chars

Mark E. Powell runrev at
Tue Apr 15 15:47:38 EDT 2008

Font encoding is a challenge everywhere, from email clients to web pages to OSes.  It can be unpredictable.  The problem with Rev is that we never even get a chance to predict!  As you say, the string is already wrecked after the get and there is nothing native in Rev that can do anything about it.

>You'll see that what is put is "ãÛ.txt". Stranger 
>still, the text that is still showing in the 
>message box entry field has now changed to match 
>what it put.

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