Unicode, i18n support

Dimitrie O. Paun dpaun at rogers.com
Sun Mar 31 09:40:24 CST 2002

On March 31, 2002 05:30 am, Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
> One more thing that should be addressed IMO as the part of the unicode
> support in Wine: file APIs. For instance in the current state all russian
> file names created by windows programs are completely unreadable in Linux
> because they are created in code page 1251 but native russian encoding
> in Linux is KOI8-R (code page 20866). Therefore all file APIs should
> work with unicode natively, and convert file names to code page specified
> somewhere in the config file (like [x11drv]/TextCP) on create, and vice
> versa on reading file names from disk.

But even that is changing in Linux, where filenames should use UTF8. Wouldn't 
that suffice?


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