Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:19046] Re: Ruby and Unicode"
    on 01/08/03, "MikkelFJ" <mikkelj-anti-spam / post1.dknet.dk> writes:

|What is the problem with Unicode (whatever encoding is used)? It certainly
|goes much further than ASCII and works fine for Hebrew and Japanese, at
|least for some Japanese encodings.

 * There're some character sets that is larger than Unicode.

   Since Unicode set is growing, this would not be a problem in the
   future.

 * Conversion annoys

   There're some characters that does not round trip between
   conversions (Yen sign problem).  In addition, there're millions of
   millions files in old encodings.
   

							matz.