On Thu, 28 Jul 2005, Daniel Brockman wrote:

> Hi Hadmut,
>
>> what's the best way to check whether a String consists of
>> printable characters only?  (In C:  isprint from ctype)
>>
>> Maybe would be nice to have the ctype classes as patterns
>> in the regular expressions.
>
> It's your lucky day:
>
>   "a b c" =~ /\A[[:print:]]*\z/    #=> 0
>
>   "a \0 c" =~ /\A[[:print:]]*\z/   #=> nil

is that locale senstive?

-a
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