Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients docs@python, july, matrixise, r.david.murray, serhiy.storchaka
Date 2015-05-02.04:30:27
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Indeed, the note is outdated and incorrect. First, general unicode filename are allowed. They are encoded with UTF-8 internally. Second, currently there is no way to create an entry without encoding the filename to UTF-8 (if it is not ASCII-only). So you can't create ZIP file with arbitrary encoding (e.g. cp866) for old DOS/Windows unzippers.

Adding support of bytes filenames is different issue (issue10757).
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