Normalises strings to any of the four standard Unicode normalisation forms C, D, KC or KD, supplied with source.
How to hide text so that it can’t be searched or analysed, and how file naming almost brought APFS down.
Universal App which gives deep insight into Unicode normalisation problems, string comparison, and more.
iOS 10.3, released on 27 March 2017, thrust the new file system on a great many unsuspecting users. Apple chose a high risk strategy. Has it paid off?
Trying to work with Unicode can be frustrating at times. Here’s an excellent free book with valuable practical tips for all users, and much more for linguists too.
Create and resolve Finder aliases from the command line, and convert Unicode strings into any of their normalised forms.
Apfelstrudel, which explores Unicode normalisation and string operations; Dystextia for obfuscating Roman text using spoofing; and Rosettavert for converting between text encodings.
Tools for examining Unicode normalisation, converting between text encodings, and for obfuscating text using similar Unicode characters.
Apple now states that APFS will handle the problems of normalisation of file and folder names. At least in iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6, due shortly.
Apple is making adjustments to its new APFS file system for iOS. Will that bring similar improvements in compatibility to High Sierra?