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From "William A. Rowe Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Q to unix filesystem developers
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2011 21:53:56 GMT
On 4/14/2011 3:34 PM, Wes Garland wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 4:04 PM, William A. Rowe Jr. <wrowe@rowe-clan.net
> <mailto:wrowe@rowe-clan.net>> wrote:
>     With some multibyte character sets, it may be possible that '/' is one
>     byte of a multibyte sequence.  From a Unix perspective, I presume that
>     it is always treated a path separator and never treated as a multibyte
>     combination filename character.
> FWIW -- I know the whole world isn't Unicode, but that will not happen with any valid
> Unicode encoding.

Correct, utf7/8 are otherwise escaped.  I'm thinking of shift-jis and similar,
where ascii code points are recycled.

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