Issue #4549 has been updated by Carl Hörberg.


I beg the differ! ?????? are all uppercase letters, as oppose to åäö, in the Swedish alphabet. 

The problem this is occurring for us is that we can't the name the objects in your domain model correctly. We don't won't to translate it to English because we want to communicate with our customers using their terms and not constantly have to translate back and forth..
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Bug #4549: Can't start class names with non us-ascii chars
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/4549

Author: Carl Hörberg
Status: Rejected
Priority: Normal
Assignee: 
Category: 
Target version: 
ruby -v: ruby 1.9.2p180 (2011-02-18) [i386-cygwin]


irb(main):003:0> #encoding: UTF-8
irb(main):004:0* class ??äö; end
SyntaxError: (irb):4: class/module name must be CONSTANT
class ??äö; end
             ^
        from /usr/local/bin/irb:12:in `<main>'



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