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Re: Add a predicate for canonical file name

From: John Yates
Subject: Re: Add a predicate for canonical file name
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2016 20:02:25 -0400

On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 7:07 PM, Kalle Olavi Niemitalo <address@hidden> wrote:
Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

Linux cares about it when reading file names from Apple's HFS+
file system.  I think the file names are stored as NFD on disk
and the hfsplus_readdir function converts them to NFC, except I'm

not sure the conversion entirely matches Unicode specifications.

​I know that on Linux a readdir returns NFC strings.  Are you saying
that even though HFS+ stores NFD on MacOS it return NFC?  Or
are you saying that the Linux ​
​HFS+ driver performs a conversion?
If only the latter then my point that the definition of a canonical
​host OS 
specific remains.


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