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   Re: UTF-8 space efficiency

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  • From: pandeng@telepath.com (Steve Schafer)
  • To: kragen@pobox.com (Kragen Sitaker)
  • Date: Sat, 13 Nov 1999 18:23:22 GMT

On Sat, 13 Nov 1999 12:05:17 -0500 (EST), you wrote:

>And it's "filesystem-safe", which means you can use it in filenames
>without modifying the filesystem to be Unicode-aware.

That's not necessarily true. UTF-8 uses octets having values in the
range of 0x00 through 0xF4. Those greater than 0x7F can cause problems
with some file systems.

-Steve Schafer

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