[MLton] Unicode / WideChar

Wesley W. Terpstra wesley@terpstra.ca
Tue, 22 Nov 2005 23:31:54 +0100

On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 09:52:23PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Andreas Rossberg:
> > That may well be true. I had the SML library spec and its OS.Path in 
> > mind, which requires file names to be "normalized" to lower case on 
> > Windows, in order to do path resolution (independent of their actual 
> > existence).
> This is wrong anyway.  Windows applications are expected to be
> case-preserving, and some Windows file systems are even
> case-sensitive.

Could you give an example?
What things go wrong on these file systems when you do what the basis
describes? Right now MLton makes paths canonical as the basis requires.

Wesley W. Terpstra <wesley@terpstra.ca>