[Distutils] The Wheel specification and Unicode filenames

Daniel Holth dholth at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 17:19:17 CET 2013

On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 21 February 2013 15:27, Daniel Holth <dholth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I will clarify the spec to include utf-8 as the filename encoding. The
> zip
> > format allows it (set general purpose bit 11) but a lot of programs do
> not
> > understand it. Python's zipfile supports utf-8 in zip.
> 7-Zip supports UTF-8 on Windows. Info-Zip (command line) does not, but
> hey, that's the Windows console for you... Windows 7's native support
> for zip files doesn't seem to.
> Paul

In other words, it's nice when it works :-) I hope "wheel unpack" supports
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