On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 11:52:35PM +0900, Nikolai Weibull wrote:
> * Lee Braiden (Mar 07, 2005 14:40):
> > What is the general state of unicode support in ruby?
> 
> There is none, beyond a very hackish one for regular expression

I just wonder how is it possible that a language which originated in
Japan doesn't support unicode & co. out of the box. They do need unicode
for proper handling of their character sets, don't they? How is it
possible historically that noone cared about it?

Csaba