René Scharfe <rene.scha...@lsrfire.ath.cx> writes: >> PKZIP APPNOTE seems to be the zip standard and it specifies a utf-8 >> flag: http://www.pkware.com/documents/casestudies/APPNOTE.TXT >>> A. Local file header: >>> general purpose bit flag: (2 bytes) >>> Bit 11: Language encoding flag (EFS). If this bit is >>> set, the filename and comment fields for this file >>> must be encoded using UTF-8. (see APPENDIX D) > > Yes, that's one of the two methods for supporting UTF-8 filenames > described there. > > The other method involves writing extra ZIP header fields and was > invented by Info-ZIP. They don't use it consistently anymore, though > (from zip -h2): > > "Zip now stores UTF-8 in entry path and comment fields on systems > where UTF-8 char set is default, such as most modern Unix, and > and on other systems in new extra fields with escaped versions in > entry path and comment fields for backward compatibility."
Thanks; so if we adopt one of these methods, the readers that matter will be happy? And if so, which one? Or both? -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html