Hi,

At Mon, 31 Oct 2005 22:29:21 +0900,
Sean E. Russell wrote in [ruby-core:06521]:
> I can't make an informed, educated decision about this.  Can I get feedback 
> from other Japanese users about Nobuyoshi's suggestion?

Correction: I wrote,
> > Also, nkf module, a bundled library, can deal with Japanese
> > characters in utf-8 as well as in others already, so I'd like
> > to give priority nkf to over uconv, which is not bundled.

The patch gives priority uconv still, but falls back to nkf.
Uconv easily allows to customize how to deal with inconvertible
characters.

-- 
Nobu Nakada