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UTF-8 support for single byte character sets is beta in Windows and likely breaks a lot of applications not expecting this (via Unicode in Microsoft Windows: UTF-8 – Wikipedia)

The Wiert Corner – Uh-oh: [WayBack] Unicode in Microsoft Windows: UTF-8 – Wikipedia: Microsoft Windows has a code page designated for UTF-8, code page 65001. Prior to Windows 10 insider build 17035 (November 2017),[7] it was impossible to set the locale code page to 65001, leaving this code page only available for: Explicit conversion functions such as MultiByteToWideChar The Win32 console command chcp 65001 to translate stdin/out between UTF-8 and UTF-16. This means that “narrow” functions, in particular fopen, cannot be called with UTF-8 strings, and in fact there is no way to open all ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2018-12-04 00:05

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