Importing UTF-8 files

Jerry Jensen jhj at jhj.com
Tue Aug 18 23:37:29 CEST 2015


Thanks for the link. I need to “grow up” and move some stacks to 7. I will need to re-re-learn about unicode before it bites me.
.Jerry Jensen

> On Aug 18, 2015, at 1:50 PM, Brahmanathaswami <brahma at hindu.org> wrote:
> 
> i would highly recommend a "deep read" of the read me docs for 7.05 where there is super detail info on all the unicode changes
> 
> so much changed, mission critical stuff, a lot easier, but you need to do it right.
> 
> OH! the release notes for 7.1 don't have any of the unicode business... I don't know where LC is documenting that now..
> 
> So I extracted this for my own ref
> 
> http://dev.himalayanacademy.com/stacks/705-Release-Unicode-Notes.pdf
> 
> Swasti Astu, Be Well!
> Brahmanathaswami
> 
> Kauai's Hindu Monastery
> www.HimalayanAcademy.com
> 
> 
> 
> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>> Should I be using "file" or "binfile" to retrieve unicode text from a UTF-8 text file? I thought I should be using binfile, but after textDecoding the data, text chunking and delimiters break when I do that. 
> 
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