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    SubjectRe: UTF-8 practically vs. theoretically in the VFS API (was: Re: JFS default behavior)
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    Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.58.0402171251130.2154@home.osdl.org>
    By author: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > UCS-4 is as braindamaged as UCS-2 was, and for all the same reasons.
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    > It's bloated, non-expandable, and not backwards compatible.
    >

    UCS-4 is actually a very nice format for *internal processing*. For
    data interchange, it sucks eggs.

    UCS-2 is historic. It's successor, UTF-16, is one of the worst
    horrors ever inflicted on mankind by Microsoft.

    -hpa
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