Re: Quotation marks: Using =?UTF-8?B?4oCc4oCd?= instead of ""

On Mon, 16 Jun 2008 17:48:31 +0100
"Iain *" <iaingnome gmail com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Alan Cox <alan lxorguk ukuu org uk> wrote:
> > In LANG=C you call gtk_label_new with UTF-8 strings. What happens at that
> > point depends if gtk_label_new ever calls a single C library function
> > that is locale dependant (eg strcasecmp).
> All of GTK is utf-8 compatible.
> This is the point we're trying to make.

UTF-8 compatible is not the same thing as 'can feed utf-8 to the code
when in a non UTF-8 locale'

Glibc is UTF-8 compatible but it will give you the wrong answers if you
feed UTF-8 data to it in a non-utf8 locale.


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