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 

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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