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Re: UTF-8 regression in guile 1.9.5

From: Linas Vepstas
Subject: Re: UTF-8 regression in guile 1.9.5
Date: Sun, 6 Dec 2009 13:33:25 -0600

2009/12/6 Mike Gran <address@hidden>:
>> From: Linas Vepstas <address@hidden>
>> Then, from the guile prompt, I can evaluate the following:
>>    (new-node "てみました。")
>> and get the output "The name is てみました。"
>> However, in guile-1.9.5, the above gives me:
>>    "The name is ã¦ã¿ã¾ããã"
> Hmm.  The "ã" is a dead giveaway that you are printing a UTF-8 string
> that is being interpreted as a ISO-8859-1 string.
> You've already said that you're in a UTF-8 locale.  It could be that you
> need to call (setlocale LC_ALL "")

That cured it.

> as well as having a setlocale call in your program.

Doesn't seem to be required, after the above.


Why this happened is strange; I'm now investigating.  Sorry to
have bothered you with something that is dohh .. basic.


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