[Development] The life of a file name and other possibly mal-encoded strings on non-Windows systems

Tomasz Siekierda sierdzio at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 09:44:56 CEST 2014

On Tuesday 07 October 2014 23:31:11 Christoph Feck wrote:
> We are using the same hack in KDE4Libs, but it relies on
> QFile::setDecodingFunction. Unfortunately, this function is no longer
> available in Qt5, so in a few years, we will see the same long
> discussion as in https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=165044

Thank you for that link, I've read through the whole discussion, and I
have to say I had no idea this problem can be that serious; I don't
think I've ever encountered it myself. But it seems to be rather
widespread and even made some people frustrated enough to stop using
KDE :-(

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