[issue9992] Command line arguments are not correctly decodedif locale and fileystem encodings aredifferent
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Sat Oct 9 12:52:26 CEST 2010
Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:
> -1. Environment variables are typically set in a text editor or on
> the command line, so they will typically have the locale's encoding.
> If the mere existence of the fsname encoding leads to that much
> confusion, I think I also support its removal.
Well, the fsname encoding has a hardwired value under OS X (regardless
of the locale), which kind of justifies its existence, no?
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