On 14.02.2007 01:13, Ian Macdonald wrote:
> On Wed 14 Feb 2007 at 09:08:17 +0900, David Balmain wrote:
> 
>> On 2/14/07, Ian Macdonald <ian / caliban.org> wrote:
>>> I should have asked by now, but can anyone else reproduce this with
>>> Ruby 1.8.5?
>> I can reproduce this 1.8.4
> 
> Just to be clear, you are confirming that the following code:
> 
> foo = "prs"
> p foo =~ /[^[:alnum:]]/
> 
> prints nil in irb and 2 in a stand-alone script when in both cases your
> locale is preset to nl_NL?

Another idea: maybe the readline lib interferes with encodings somehow 
in IRB?  What happens if you invoke your script from within IRB via "load"?

Kind regards

	robert