Re: unicode

Alex Belits (
Thu, 14 May 1998 20:06:03 -0700 (PDT)

On 14 May 1998, Jan Vroonhof wrote:

> > indicate that a filename is using kroi8 is acceptable, but nothing else
> > makes sense.
> Isn't the biggest problem about charset labeling the fact that there
> exist multiple encodings for the same character? As the kernel needs
> to compare filenames for equality this then requires knowledge about
> the charactersets used.

Different byte sequences are different filenames, no matter that
they can mean the same glyphs.


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