[Haskell-cafe] invalid character encoding

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Thu Mar 17 15:05:32 EST 2005

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com> writes:

> E.g. Gtk-2.x uses UTF-8 almost exclusively, although you can force the
> use of the locale's encoding for filenames (if you have filenames in
> multiple encodings, you lose; filenames using the "wrong" encoding
> simply don't appear in file selectors).

Actually they do appear, even though you can't type their names
from the keyboard. The name shown in the GUI used to be escaped in
different ways by different programs or even different places in one
program (question marks, %hex escapes \oct escapes), but recently
they added some functions to glib to make the behavior uniform.

   __("<         Marcin Kowalczyk
   \__/       qrczak at knm.org.pl
    ^^     http://qrnik.knm.org.pl/~qrczak/

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list