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Re: Patch for unicode in varnames...


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Patch for unicode in varnames...
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:34:44 -0400
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On 6/5/17 4:52 AM, George wrote:
> the character type for the character conversion is derived from the user's 
> locale
> (which means there's not a reliable mechanism in place to run a script in a 
> locale whose character encoding doesn't match that of the script.)

There isn't today. The burden is on the script writer to specify the locale
appropriately, and always has been.

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