Re: Unicode characters in filenames

From: Markus Kuhn (
Date: Mon Apr 17 2000 - 13:36:09 EDT

"Vaintroub, Wladislav" wrote on 2000-04-17 15:55 UTC:
> Does anybody know of operating systems (except for Win32) that support
> non-ASCII characters in file names?

Plan9, BeOS, Linux (*), Solaris 2.8 (+), any other POSIX system with a
UTF-8 locale and terminal emulator, etc.

(*) the necessary updates are quite new and not yet found in most Linux
distributions as of April 2000. For details on the current status, see



Markus G. Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
Email: mkuhn at,  WWW: <>

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