[Vm-dev] UTF-8 status of VMs?
andreas.raab at gmx.de
Sat Feb 13 04:05:51 UTC 2010
Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> IIRC Ian's VM still defaults to MacRoman. For Etoys we explicitly set the encoding to UTF-8 in the launch script.
> How about we require a "4.x" VM to use only utf-8?
That would be just wonderful :-)
> On 12.02.2010, at 14:10, Andreas Raab wrote:
>> Thanks John, that's *great* news!
>> - Andreas
>> John M McIntosh wrote:
>>> mac is utf8 for file api, drag drop, and clipboard. On 2010-02-12, at 10:58 AM, Andreas Raab wrote:
>>>> Folks -
>>>> Just a quick check on the status of UTF-8 support in the VMs. Do we by now have agreement that all strings coming into the VM and out of the VM should be in UTF-8 by default? Including, but not limited to file and directory names, clipboard contents, etc?
>>>> I'd really like to simplify some of the code to not have to deal with all of these conversions and simply assume that on any path into the VM we perform a UTF-8 conversion and get over with it.
>>>> - Andreas
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