[xmonad] spawn functions are not unicode safe

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Thu Jan 15 12:18:44 EST 2009

* Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> [2009-01-15 12:04:11-0500]
> Perhaps we're over-thinking all this. Is it a problem in any way to
> run encodeString over a String that is just normal ASCII (that is, no
> funky Unicode)?
> Eric: could we just mindlessly call encodeString on everything going
> into spawn/safeSpawn?

Because user is free to have 8-bit locale?

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