[Haskell-cafe] Re[2]: Ready for testing: Unicode support for Handle I/O

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 07:28:45 EST 2009

Hello Simon,

Thursday, February 19, 2009, 3:21:03 PM, you wrote:

> Correct - I'm aware that there's a problem with filenames, but it hasn't
> been tackled yet.  There probably isn't anything sensible that we can do
> without changing FilePath into an ADT.

i think that FilePath=String is ok, we just need to use utf8 string
encoding on unix/macs and utf-16 encoding with *W functions on
Windows. i have implemented such support inside my own application, and
would be happy to mentor appropriate gsoc project

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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