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Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r114483: * term/ns-win.el (ns-initialize-window-

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r114483: * term/ns-win.el (ns-initialize-window-system): Set locale-coding-system
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:51:41 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>> IIUC the encoding used under Darwin for filenames is always utf-8.
> In practice, yes, in theory, no.  *Darwin* is just a BSD *nix kernel
> (more precisely, FreeBSD kernel functions wrapped around a Mach
> microkernel), and at that level, they're just byte sequences.  Mac OS
> X defaults to a file system which enforces UTF-8, that's all.  But
> consider NFS mounts (whatever the remote system wants) and removable
> media (most often VFAT with some bogus Microsoft encoding).

Good to know, thanks.  I had the impression that the utf-8 coding was
imposed at the API level rather than the filesystem level.


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