[Haskell-cafe] Re: File name encodings

ChrisK haskell at list.mightyreason.com
Wed Dec 10 09:29:44 EST 2008

Duncan Coutts wrote:
> Yet another reason why FilePath /= String (except on Windows where it
> does).
> Duncan

Well, it is not a "OS" issue but a "FileSystem" issue.

OS X is a Unix, but the main filesystem is HFS+ which has Unicode names, though 
they use a different normalization.

So "FilePath == String" on most OS X systems.

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