Hi,

In message "What character sets are available in Ruby ?"
    on 03/03/09, pj <peterjohannsen / hotmail.com> writes:

|There is a Ruby FAQ which I read that said that Ruby only supports
|ASCII. That is, AFAIK, a 7 bit character encoding scheme for a very
|old character set (one with less than 128 characters).

Ruby does handle ASCII, UTF-8, EUC-JP, SJIS, and perhaps ISO-8859-x.

							matz.