[OpenAFS] Re: Swedish characters in AFS, files created in Windows cannot be used in Mac OS X

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Mon, 21 May 2012 15:51:35 -0500

On Mon, 21 May 2012 22:25:41 +0200
Mattias Pantzare <pantzer@ludd.ltu.se> wrote:

> Mac OS X  is not UNIX in this case. Applications start working by
> doing this.
> This is as apple recommends:
> https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#qa/qa1173/_index.html

That page doesn't seem to recommend what you're saying:

>> This raises the question of what to do if your underlying volume
>> format does not define a standard. There is no good solution here.
>> You can choose to pass through names unchanged, which is what Apple's
>> NFS implementation does, or provide some user interface for the user
>> to choose (similar to the Encoding popup in the Finder's Get Info
>> window for an original HFS (Mac OS Standard) volume). Either way the
>> user experience will not be ideal.

Neither of those options are "always normalize".

Andrew Deason