You mean the default would be UTF-8 right?

In Ruby I believe happiness > performance :)

Em 23-07-2012 10:57, Perry Smith escreveu:
> If this seem to be too large of a performance impact, please consider making it a configuration option.
>
> Making it a configuration option may be nice anyway.
>
> On Jul 23, 2012, at 8:44 AM, mame (Yusuke Endoh) wrote:
>
>> Issue #6679 has been updated by mame (Yusuke Endoh).
>>
>>
>> Clay Trump,
>>
>> I'm happy to inform you that matz has (basically) accepted your
>> proposal.
>>
>> But not that the decision may be cancelled if the compatibility
>> impact is considered serious.
>> Naruse-san will implement and experiment it.
>>
>> -- 
>> Yusuke Endoh<mame / tsg.ne.jp>
>> ----------------------------------------
>> Feature #6679:  Default Ruby source file encoding to utf-8
>> https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/6679#change-28316
>>
>> Author: claytrump (Clay Trump)
>> Status: Assigned
>> Priority: Normal
>> Assignee: naruse (Yui NARUSE)
>> Category:
>> Target version:
>>
>>
>> Let's change the default encoding for Ruby source files from US-ASCII
>> to UTF-8 in Ruby 2.0
>>
>> ? Convention over Configuration
>> ? Ruby 1.9 forced encoding for code that was not pure ASCII, so
>> existing codebase already has magic comments.
>>
>>
>> In Ruby 2.0, "# encoding: utf-8" can be the default.
>> --
>> <lay trum/>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> http://bugs.ruby-lang.org/
>>
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