[digiKam-users] DigiKam and multiple computers -- best practices

karsten_df karsten.defreese at posteo.de
Tue Mar 27 12:33:41 BST 2018

Simon Cropper wrote
> Windows uses Code Page 1252 (i.e. CP-1252 or Windows-1252) not UTF-8.
> Problems will only occur if any unique CP-1252 characters are used in 
> any text strings... UTF-8 gets confused otherwise no error occurs.

that's interesting.. from the CP1252 table in Wikipedia, for which
characters would you expect to see problems?
German 'Umlaute' äüö, or the 'ß' character are correctly displayed across
platforms, both in filenames and digikam internal descriptions. Same for the
Euro currency symbol "€". 

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