How can you put four files with apparently identical names in the same folder? Here’s the secret, and the magic of Unicode.
Dystextia encodes and decodes obfuscated or spoofed Unicode text. Apfelstrudel analyses Unicode normalisation, ideal when working with text on computers.
This page is for your support questions and comments on my free utilities Dystextia, which demonstrates obfuscation of […]
Both apps have been notarized now, for added security protection, particularly when used in Mojave.
Apfelstrudel, which explores Unicode normalisation and string operations; Dystextia for obfuscating Roman text using spoofing; and Rosettavert for converting between text encodings.
All these have now been updated and should pass Gatekeeper checks and run on both Sierra and High Sierra.
Tools for examining Unicode normalisation, converting between text encodings, and for obfuscating text using similar Unicode characters.
How can you get the Unicode normalised form from within an app, or when you’re writing your own tools and scripts? unorml may be just the job.
Case-insensitive APFS is not at chaotic as the case-sensitive variant. But there are still plenty of problems which developers and users need to prepare for.
A quick tour through String normalisation, mapping closures, and a small burst of colour.