Subject: Re: Unicode support in kernel
To: None <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/15/1999 18:22:08
Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 14, 1999 at 08:26:57PM +0300, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> > ...
> > ...
> You are mixing two different en/decodings here, don't you?

I think so, too.

> (always assuming utf-8 is the universal charset we like it to be!)

Universal charset concept just doesn't work. :-<
We have a lot of trouble with this, and I strongly believe that
we have to make kernel policy-free.
i.e. We have to make kernel codeset-independent. Depending utf-8
is what Linux select, and it's wrong, IMHO.