[Python-Dev] PEP 277 (unicode filenames): please review

Jack Jansen Jack.Jansen@oratrix.com
Tue, 13 Aug 2002 23:34:43 +0200

On dinsdag, augustus 13, 2002, at 11:14 , Jack Jansen wrote:
> If I create a file with an o-umlaut it gets decomposed into an 
> o and a combining umlaut.

After a few more experiments I did manage to confuse the 
filesystem APIs: it turns out ligatures are not correctly 
decomposed. I.e. if you create a file "\uFB03" you cannot open 
it as "ffi".

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