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SubjectRe: unicode (char as abstract data type)
> I agree with all that you say, but there is another issue for some
> people: some file systems are being maintained by other operating
> systems, so sometimes the underlying representation must vary from
> file system to file system.

Nope. We present foreign systems in UTF8 too and do conversions as needed. It
may be a given code set on disk, it may be UC2 on disk, it may be ascii on disk
but its UTF8 at the kernel API's for filenames.

Data content is a different, and deeply horrible matter


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