Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:6563] Reading UTF-8 Streams"
    on 00/11/24, "Johan Liseborn" <johan / hotsip.com> writes:

|Is there any support for reading and writing UTF-8 encoded streams and
|having them translated to "internal" format (i.e. 8bit)? I would like to be
|able to read stuff from e.g. sockets (or where ever actually :-), and have
|it translated to/from UTF-8 (like what is possible with e.g. java streams).

Ruby's Regexp matcher handles UTF-8 properly.  No conversion is
needed.  No "internal" format is used.

Implicit conversion feature like Perl's "line descipline" is planned
for the future.

							matz.