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by starkwong
2006-05-24 09:07
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Server not writing unicode names correctly (b/c of utf8?)
Replies: 46
Views: 34612

starkwong, the part of RFC2640 refers to compatibility to the old specified charset which was US-Ascii. Yes, so since RFC is not covered about non US-Ascii, you just don't want to deal with the compatibility of non US-Ascii, right? You don't understand. The situation is compatibility of FileZIllaSe...
by starkwong
2006-05-23 13:09
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Server not writing unicode names correctly (b/c of utf8?)
Replies: 46
Views: 34612

The RFC 2640 has a misleading paragraph: The character set used to store files SHALL remain a local decision and MAY depend on the capability of local operating systems. Prior to the exchange of pathnames they SHOULD be converted into a ISO/IEC 10646 format and UTF-8 encoded. This approach, while al...
by starkwong
2006-05-23 12:12
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Server not writing unicode names correctly (b/c of utf8?)
Replies: 46
Views: 34612

If a client does not support UTF-8, it should still possible to browse the server. Unless of course the client has some more bugs like trying to interpret the characters > 127. No, you don't understand. The problem is when client does not support UTF-8, FileZillaServer still sends UTF-8 filenames t...
by starkwong
2006-05-23 05:16
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Server not writing unicode names correctly (b/c of utf8?)
Replies: 46
Views: 34612

Which ANSI? If a client from Germany connects to a Chinese server for example it tries to interpret the chinese characters as German. FTP has only been specified for 7 bit US ASCII. Nonstandardized encoding guessing versus specified and universal UTF-8. The problem is although the Germany clients c...
by starkwong
2006-05-22 16:29
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Server not writing unicode names correctly (b/c of utf8?)
Replies: 46
Views: 34612

Actually, there are servers that can handle ANSI by default and UTF-8 when client asks for, this does not generate any problems at the two kinds of clients. This is a problem of telling users to use an UTF-8 compatible clients because there are too many clients that doesn't support it, users will al...
by starkwong
2006-05-22 02:09
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Server not writing unicode names correctly (b/c of utf8?)
Replies: 46
Views: 34612

Let me make it clear by showing a screenshot:
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ALL Chinese characters become unreadable after using new versions of FileZilla Server.
by starkwong
2006-05-21 06:26
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Server not writing unicode names correctly (b/c of utf8?)
Replies: 46
Views: 34612

New version of sever has compatibility issues with old clients that doesn't use UTF-8 encoding. The server now enables UTF-8 by default (and has no way to disable), clients that doesn't use UTF-8 encoding shows files with non-English characters results becomes completely wrong and inaccessible. And ...