Hi,

In message "Re: Unicode in Ruby now?"
    on 02/08/12, Curt Sampson <cjs / cynic.net> writes:

|How many people is this, really? I note that Japanese people have been
|putting up with this "scandalous" situation for years now, and will
|continue to do so far a long time, as Shift_JIS and EUC-JP encodings of
|JIS X 208 and JIS X 212 are showing no signs of declining in use, and
|they are both fully present in the Unicode BMP.

They are both fully present in Unicode BMP, but mapping is not
completely defined, and cannot possibly defined for these encodings
without problems.

I'm not sure why you don't mention "conversion hell" between legacy
encoding and Unicode.  I'm sure you've noticed "yes sign problem" and
such.

							matz.