Re: OpenSSH SFTP and Unicode

From: h.wulff (
Date: 04/03/05

Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 19:49:09 +0200


if OpenSSH supports SFTP protocol version 4 it has to, according to the
sftp draft.

In article <d1r5j8$1o5g$>, says...
> Hello!
> You wrote on 22 Mar 2005 21:34:21 -0500:
> RES> What do you mean by "support Unicode?"
> Well, SFTP drafts (draft-ietf-secsh-filexfer-xy.txt) say that SFTP endpoints
> must use UTF-8 encoding of Unicode when transferring filenames (e.g. when
> client wants to create a directory on server side, it encodes the desired
> name in UTF-8 and then sends to server). This requirement allows to create
> files which contain international characters in their names. If UTF-8 is not
> used, international characters are represented in context of current locale
> (e.g. spanish characters won't be displayed right for a user with swedish
> locale).
> With best regards,
> Innokentiy

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