Monthly Archives: June 2012

Ruby 1.9.3 and Encoding Trouble

Character encodings are a perennial source of trouble. Simple calculations such as string comparison, collation, and even length are a function of the encoding. Reliably translating string encodings is, as a practical matter, frequently painful. The primary string encoding functions in Ruby 1.9.3 are in the core Encoding class. James Gray has a helpful blog […]

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