Hi,

At Fri, 25 Jul 2008 08:17:27 +0900,
Federico Builes wrote in [ruby-core:17947]:
> > I don't know what is causing the Iconv errors.  My Linux box is fairly
> > aged, so it may be due to OS bugs (I've already had to disable some of
> > the other tests for that  reason).  However, I've seen the same errors
> > reported on this list, so it's not just me.
> 
> It is a platform specific behavior but I'm not sure if it's an "OS  
> bug" or if it's reproducible on all Linux systems besides Debian/ 
> Ubuntu. Maybe we can get someone to take a look and let us know what  
> to do about it?

SUS defines nothing about the conversion detail, nor encoding
names.  Some implementation assign different encoding names for
UTF's with/without BOM, but it's definitely implementation
specific.  I think the spec depends too much on particular
platforms.

-- 
Nobu Nakada