[plt-scheme] Encodings

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Fri May 21 08:59:52 EDT 2004

The new mzscheme supports many different encodings. The default is
utf-8, but you can certainly read in files that are in Latin-1.


At Fri, 21 May 2004 14:21:53 +0200, Sylvain Beucler wrote:
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> Hello,
> I am currently developing a piece of software using MzScheme and  
> DrScheme. Since it is in French, I use some accents.
> Currently, DrScheme understands them properly when I use the Latin-1  
> encoding. However, I read that v300 will only accept Unicode, which  
> means my program will be invalid since it will not be UTF-8 compliant.
> Is there a plan to support multiple encodings (like Emacs or Jikes), or  
> will I have to convert all my accents to UTF-8 for v300? Or maybe is  
> there another way to make my code run under both v207 and v300 (other  
> than removing accents ;))?
> -- 
> Sylvain

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