Can I display Chinese character filenemes in an

Arne Götje (=?utf-8?q?=E9=AB=98=E7=9B=9B=E8=8F=AF?=) arne at
Thu Oct 7 01:53:30 BST 2004

On Thursday 07 October 2004 04:32, Robin Rosenberg wrote:
> > It appears that KDE's clipboard converts to UTF-8 automatically.
> Yes it does. I think the clipboard uses UTF-8. KDE however uses
> UTF-16 internally and converts when necessary. In some cases that
> leads to data loss. Gnome, one the other hand is UTF-8 based.

uh... does that mean KDE can only handle characters in BMP? Or is KDE 
smart enough to use the surrogates to handle also plane 2 characters?
I know that Gnome can handle plane 2 characters correctly.

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