On Sep 18, 2008, at 12:10 AM, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: [ruby-core:18687] Re: Character encodings - a  
> radical suggestion"
>    on Thu, 18 Sep 2008 12:49:56 +0900, Tim Bray <Tim.Bray / Sun.COM>  
> writes:
>
> |Well, yes, as long as Ruby will let me get at the codepoints
> |efficiently.  Oh, and in an ideal world, use Unicode properties  
> like I
> |can in Perl (\p{Lu} for example).  I think that would make all use
> |Unicode whiners shut up.  -T
>
> OK, now Ruby 1.9 has String#each_codepoint and understands \p{Lu} for
> regular expression.  I hope all Unicode whiners would complain no
> longer.

Thanks for putting up with all our whining about encodings Matz.  We  
know you are working hard to make things better for all of us.

James Edward Gray II