Bill Kelly wrote:
> From: "James Gray" <james / grayproductions.net>
>> Have you had a look at Ruby 1.9 yet?  I'm wondering if this issue has  been improved there, using the new encoding support.  I 
>> don't know  that it has.  I'm more just wondering out-loud???
> 
> It's only begun to improve as of the ruby 1.9.2 development version.
> (1.9.1 and earlier use the 8-bit windows file API routines.)
> 
> This ruby-core post provides a partial list of methods in 1.9.2dev
> which now work with windows unicode paths, as of
> 1.9.2dev (2009-06-24) [i386-mswin32_71]
> 
> http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-core/24010
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Bill
I see. So Ruby calls Win32 APis that doesn't handle UTF-8. But what do 
they use then? windows-1252? (Or would that be system dependant?) If 
it's not a fixed character set, is there any way of finding that out - 
so that I have a chance to try to transcode correctly?
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