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

karsten_df karsten.defreese at posteo.de
Wed Mar 28 19:45:40 BST 2018

PackElend wrote
> answer the question what is the difference between Cp1252 to UTF-8.
> According to What characters do not directly map from Cp1252 to UTF-8? on
> stackoverflow
> <https://stackoverflow.com/questions/26324622/what-characters-do-not-directly-map-from-cp1252-to-utf-8>
> and
> Wikipedia
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows-1252#Code_page_layout>,
>   positions
> 81, 8D, 8F, 90, and 9D are unused; however, the Windows API
> MultiByteToWideChar maps these to the corresponding C1 control codes
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C0_and_C1_control_codes>.

my favorite test character was the Euro-sign (€) - 
completely different encoding between utf-8 (0xE282AC), CP.1252 (0x80) or
CP-850 (not included at all..)

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