[MacRuby-devel] String#sub/gsub and text encodings

Caio Chassot lists at caiochassot.com
Sun May 15 08:10:54 PDT 2011


Can you post some sample code?


On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 11:50, Yasu Imao <yimao.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just wrote a simple script for text processing and encountered a problem with String#sub/gsub.
> Original text: UTF-8 encoded ASCII character only text
> Replacing text: UTF-8 encoded text with ASCII and non-ASCII characters (including Japanese characters)
> The resulting text: all the non-ASCII characters were garbage.
> When I split the original text at the strings to be replaced and inserted the replacing text at these places, the resulting string object was fine; all the characters were kept as they should be in UTF-8 encoding.
> I checked the tickets, but couldn't find something like this.  Is this a known issue?
> Best,
> Yasu
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