At 23:28 08/09/17, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

>    on Wed, 17 Sep 2008 10:20:13 +0900, "Michael Selig" 
><michael.selig / fs.com.au> writes:

>|- I would avoid having to use ugly modes to open a file like  
>|"r:UTF-16LE:UTF-8" (very minor)
>
>This is ugly indeed.  We might add more Unicode support in the
>future.  But we are no hurry.

The problem here is that it would be much better if we could
avoid forcing many people to use such ugly stuff for a few
years. But I have to admit that I don't know exactly how
a better solution would look like.

Regards,   Martin.



#-#-#  Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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