Unicode is not "everywhere"...

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Thu Aug 22 15:24:31 EDT 2019


Dar Scott wrote:

 > Concerning 22335...
 >
 > 1. I wonder if anyone uses shell() to return binary values.

In the modern Unicode world, what is "text" and what is "binary"?

I believe MacOS' HFS+ and Win's NFS use UTF-16 natively, Linux  EXT4 
uses UTF-8.

It might seem simple to have a habit of running file names through 
textDecode, but since fopen uses ANSI I'm not sure what the implications 
are.

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