a filename issue or a shell issue?
Posted Mar 25, 2009 23:37 UTC (Wed) by dwheeler
In reply to: a filename issue or a shell issue?
Parent article: Wheeler: Fixing Unix/Linux/POSIX Filenames
Perhaps, but even systems which have objects get burned. As noted earlier, the Python developers have had a hard time.... they've switched to Unicode as their main text representation, but Unix filenames aren't text... they are essentially binary blobs! If filenames were always UTF-8, there'd be no problems. Similarly, perl programs get trashed if filenames begin with <.
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