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Author steve.dower
Recipients paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
Date 2016-08-17.03:49:26
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I've attached my first pass at a patch to change the file system encoding on Windows to UTF-8 and remove use of the *A APIs.

It would be trivial to change the encoding from UTF-8 back to CP_ACP and change the error mode if that's what we decide is better, but my vote is strongly for an encoding that never drops characters when converted from UTF-16.

Discussion is still ongoing on python-ideas, so let's argue about yes/no and utf-8/mbcs there and just discuss the patch here.
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