Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:04015] RE:  RegExps and latin_1"
    on 00/07/14, Aleksi Niemel<aleksi.niemela / cinnober.com> writes:

|> 	Can I do regexps with latin_1 characters?. I'll explain better.
|
|This is a hack I'd like to see too. \w etc. should work too.

Ruby uses isalnum() to determin what is word character, so making the
extension that calls setlocale(), and calling it before any regexp
is compiled, may work for you.

The REAL internationalization is the theme for 1.7.  Stay tuned.

							matz.