Subject: Re: Unicode support in iso9660.
To: Rhialto <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/02/2004 22:52:15
Rhialto wrote:
> On Sun 21 Nov 2004 at 18:10:33 -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> >  How is MS-DOS defined with respect to charset?  I'd always
> > thought it was entirely encoding-agnostic 
> The MS-DOS file system is supposed to be case-insensitive, and for
> instance in the German version that means that _ and _ are probably
> supposed to be the same; given that MS-DOS uses different codepages in
> just about every major city this makes it quite aware of the character
> set.

Actually, MS-DOS only handled [a-zA-Z] characters case-insensitively

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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