In message "Regexps and latin-1"
    on Wed, 13 Feb 2002 00:31:52 +0900,
    Damien Wyart <damien.wyart / free.fr> writes:

> I have tried freq.rb (in sample/) on a file with latin-1 words, and it
> doesn't work. Is there a (simple) workaround in 1.6 ? In 1.7 (CVS) ?

freq.rb uses /\w+/ equivalent to /[0-9A-Za-z_]+/. 
Latin-1 words matches to /[\w+/.  

Hope this helps, 

-- Gotoken