[Bug 9767] Some unicode characters show up as '?' in file selection dialog

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Tue Sep 25 01:27:00 CDT 2007


--- Comment #5 from Dmitry Timoshkov <dmitry at codeweavers.com>  2007-09-25 01:26:59 ---
> Why can't a non-Greek have a file with a Greek filename? In Windows
> NT/2000/...
> it's possible (recently even Microsoft is introducing Unicode-only locales
> where the ACP (AFAIK it's always CP1252) doesn't contain native characters).

That's highly depends on an app. If an app uses exclusively Unicode APIs
then it should be able to correctly work (assuming that underlying system's
encoding is UTF-8). If an application uses ANSI APIs that's impossible, due
to loses in A<->W translation path.

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