At 03:11 09/01/13, you wrote:
>Hi,
>
>At Sat, 10 Jan 2009 02:35:50 +0900,
>Tom Link wrote in [ruby-core:21239]:
>> A proper solution should IMHO check for LANG first and use
>> the windows locale only if LANG isn't defined -- as proposed
>> by Martin.
>
>It's working so.

That's not true. Currently, Encoding.default_external defaults
to US-ASCII if LANG is not set on cygwin, not to the windows
locale encoding.

We can leave it at that, or we can fix it.

Regards,    Martin.


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