i18n question.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Mar 7 08:29:15 GMT 2004

On Sun, 2004-03-07 at 19:04, Michael B Allen wrote:
> 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?

I think Kenichi means system libraries (something that would probably
violate posix) or at the very least other applications that use the same

Andrew Bartlett

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