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Bug #6979

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Multibyte-Strings

Added by karsten (karsten e) about 9 years ago. Updated about 9 years ago.

Status:
Rejected
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Target version:
ruby -v:
ruby 1.8.7 (2012-06-29 patchlevel 370) [i686-linux]
[ruby-core:47421]

Description

ruby 1.8 does not handle multibyte strings properly.
UTF-8 contains max 4 bytes/charekter. They need to be handled separately in ruby 1.8

(This is fixed in ruby 1.9)

Updated by drbrain (Eric Hodel) about 9 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Rejected

Ruby 1.8.7 is at EOL and only accepts security fixes at this time. Please upgrade to ruby 1.9.

http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2011/10/06/plans-for-1-8-7/

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