Re: Exposing get_filename_charset

On Thu, 2004-10-28 at 10:55 -0500, Federico Mena Quintero wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-10-28 at 10:42 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > Well, you wouldn't want exactly that, perhaps, since G_FILENAME_ENCODING
> > is defined as a comma-separated list of encodings and
> > get_filename_charset() just returns the first one.
> >
> > The other question is whether we could push down what you are doing
> > in Nautilus to GLib with a 
> > 'g_filename_display_name (const char *filename)' or something like
> > that.
> Such a function would be very useful.
> We also need something for URIs, but encoding for unescaped URIs is not
> well defined.  See for
> how I "fixed" this in EggRecent --- it simply checks to see if the
> unescaped base name is valid UTF-8; otherwise, it replaces invalid
> characters by "?".

Somewhat similar to nautilus_get_uri_shortname_for_display, but handles
a few less cases.

> Also, there's in which
> glib and gnome-vfs disagree on how to escape URIs.

Why are we comparing escaped uris? Escaped uris are not a canonical
form, so it can always fail for various reasons.

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