On Jan 10, 2009, at 20:25 , Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:

> Glad to hear this is affecting 1.9 as well (well, not really *glad*  
> per se) since it means it's probably a bug in either readline itself  
> or something goofy about OS X terminal. I'd love to know what's  
> causing it though.

the terminal author was at our last conference and gave a lightning  
talk. he was pretty impressive imo and did show off utf support. I'd  
suspect readline first.