[tex-live] User names too longs or with diacritics on Windows

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sun Apr 14 11:10:41 CEST 2013

Philip TAYLOR wrote:

> I don't for one second pretend to understand Akira-san's program
> (the C language has, for me, always been completely opaque
> and will undoubtedly remain so for the rest of my life) but
> at first sight it would appear to be using the ISO-8859-1
> character set (i.e., ASCII plus some Western European
> characters in the upper 128).  Is it not the case that
> Windows operates internally entirely in Unicode, and
> should (therefore) the example not also explicitly
> use Unicode so as to replicate the effects of how a normal
> Windows user would create files and/or directories
> containing accented characters ?


** Phil.

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