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Re: Patch for unicode in varnames...

From: Peter & Kelly Passchier
Subject: Re: Patch for unicode in varnames...
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2017 15:05:43 +0700
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On 06/06/2560 14:37, George wrote:
> As it stands, it's possible in Bash to use bytes in the 0x80-0xFF range as 
> part of function names, for instance, because the Bash parser treats all of
> these byte values as valid "word" characters. This makes the Bash parser 
> fairly "encoding neutral", which is why scripts using non-ASCII characters in
> command names or function names work even if the script is run on a different 
> locale in current versions of Bash. Bash just ignores the issue, and
> that works for a fair number of encodings.

Thanks for the elucidation. Sorry, my terminology was off. I meant to
say, same glyphs, different encodings/locale. A TIS-620 encoded script
works in UTF-8, like you said above.


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