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.
APFS is not currently safe to use with names which might have Unicode normalisation issues – which means it is only safe with a limited ASCII character set.
Practical demonstrations, a new free tool to explore the problem, and examples to illustrate the issues which could arise with APFS.