[tahoe-dev] Unicode issues review

Shawn Willden shawn-tahoe at willden.org
Tue Feb 17 08:15:35 PST 2009

On Tuesday 17 February 2009 08:19:47 am zooko wrote:
> So if Tahoe really can't figure out the encoding of a string, it
> might be better to reject it and ask the user to configure an
> explicit encoding somehow instead of to try the "pass the opaque
> bytes along" trick.

The problem with that is that there isn't necessarily any one encoding that 
works.  It would be nice if all the file names in a file system used the same 
encoding, but it isn't necessarily true.


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