Issue #7154 has been updated by duerst (Martin Dürst).

Status changed from Open to Closed

My understanding is that this is a feature. See above for explanation. I hope somebody can provide the feedback to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2588942/convert-non-breaking-spaces-to-spaces-in-ruby.
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Bug #7154: For whatever reason \s doesn't match \u00a0.
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/7154#change-30686

Author: t0d0r (Todor Dragnev)
Status: Closed
Priority: Normal
Assignee: 
Category: core
Target version: 
ruby -v: 1.9.3p286


The problem is already explained here: 

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2588942/convert-non-breaking-spaces-to-spaces-in-ruby

I just hit it today.


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