[Haskell-cafe] Re: Unicode workaround for getDirectoryContents under Windows?

Yitzchak Gale gale at sefer.org
Wed Jun 17 10:07:50 EDT 2009

Ketil Malde wrote:
> If we want to incorporate a translation layer, I think it's fair to
> only support UTF-8 (ignoring locales), but provide a workaround for
> invalid characters.

I disagree. Shells and GUI dialogs use the current locale.
I think most other modern programming languages do too, but
correct me if I am wrong.

Still, your ideas about dealing with decoding errors sound useful.


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