[Vm-dev] UTF-8 status of VMs?

John M McIntosh johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Fri Feb 12 19:01:39 UTC 2010

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.
> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

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