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 ====== UTF-8 conversion ====== ====== UTF-8 conversion ======
  
-The UTF-8 standard ​left room for some ambiguities which lead to problems when moving files from one system to another, especially //*.md5// files if the filenames are converted during the move, but the corresponding lines in the //*.md5// file is not.+The UTF-8 standard ​leaves ​room for some ambiguities which lead to problems when moving files from one system to another, especially //*.md5// files if the filenames are converted during the move, but the corresponding lines in the //*.md5// file is not.
  
 The //iconv// utility on OS X is able to handle that by using the label //​UTF-8-MAC//​ for the encoding of the OS X side of the conversion, but this needs to be done on OS X as this encoding is not available e.g. on Debian //wheezy//. The //iconv// utility on OS X is able to handle that by using the label //​UTF-8-MAC//​ for the encoding of the OS X side of the conversion, but this needs to be done on OS X as this encoding is not available e.g. on Debian //wheezy//.
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