On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 09:51:38PM -0400, Peter Lai wrote: > why do I get the feeling apple made everything worse by not sticking > with either UTF-16 or UTF-8 encodings and posix collation for Finder > etc.?
If you're going to allow funny foreign characters in filenames then you can't use POSIX collation. Why? Because POSIX collation sorts by character code byte values. However, to pick a language at random - in Icelandic, ¿ is sorted between D and E, despite the character codes being, in order, 0x44, 0xD0 and 0x45, and their UTF-8 encodings being 0x44, 0xC3 0x90, 0x45. No doubt my editor/MUA combination will have bollocksed up the funny foreign character in this email. -- David Cantrell | even more awesome than a panda-fur coat People from my sort of background needed grammar schools to compete with children from privileged homes like ... Tony Benn -- Margaret Thatcher -- --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "zfs-macos" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to zfs-macos+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.