i18n question.

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Sun Mar 7 08:04:40 GMT 2004

Kenichi Okuyama said:
> Some WorkStation, like Sony NeWS and several others, as well as
> Japanese specific version of popular OS, identify character with
> 0x80 bit on, as EUC or CP932.
> They check for validness of given string as EUC, or CP932.
> Unfortunately UTF-8 do not pass this test for most cases.
> But user still need to use these OS, and can not move to other OS.
> Hence, they need FS charset to be what the OS support. Not UTF-8.

I do not understand this. Are you speaking of clients? Why would using UTF-8 internally to
Samba (the server) have any effect on the client?


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