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Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 10:19 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Shiro Kawai (12 May 2019 11:18 UTC)
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Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 11:50 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Shiro Kawai (12 May 2019 12:06 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (12 May 2019 12:11 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 12:23 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 13:23 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 13:46 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda John Cowan (12 May 2019 14:20 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 14:38 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 14:55 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda John Cowan (12 May 2019 15:00 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 15:20 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Shiro Kawai (12 May 2019 18:42 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (12 May 2019 19:43 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda John Cowan (12 May 2019 22:29 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Shiro Kawai (13 May 2019 10:48 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (14 May 2019 08:25 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (14 May 2019 08:50 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (14 May 2019 10:10 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (14 May 2019 10:59 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (14 May 2019 12:35 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (14 May 2019 13:09 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (14 May 2019 14:04 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Shiro Kawai (14 May 2019 19:18 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Vincent Manis (14 May 2019 22:01 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (20 May 2019 09:21 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (21 Oct 2019 14:20 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Shiro Kawai (21 Oct 2019 17:19 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda John Cowan (21 Oct 2019 17:39 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (21 Oct 2019 18:43 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda John Cowan (21 Oct 2019 23:27 UTC)
Encoding declarations Lassi Kortela (22 Oct 2019 08:39 UTC)
Re: Encoding declarations John Cowan (22 Oct 2019 20:52 UTC)
#! directives, general and specific Lassi Kortela (22 Oct 2019 09:11 UTC)
Re: #! directives, general and specific John Cowan (22 Oct 2019 20:27 UTC)
Re: #! directives, general and specific Lassi Kortela (22 Oct 2019 20:43 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen (13 May 2019 08:50 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Lassi Kortela (13 May 2019 10:27 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Per Bothner (12 May 2019 14:17 UTC)
Re: Unicode lambda Peter (12 May 2019 15:06 UTC)

Re: Unicode lambda Marc Nieper-Wißkirchen 12 May 2019 12:10 UTC

The source file encoding should be a property of the port (as is the
case-folding property). It could be set with a "#!" directive (at the
top of the file).

-- Marc

Am So., 12. Mai 2019 um 14:06 Uhr schrieb Shiro Kawai <xxxxxx@gmail.com>:
>
> 'read' can occur strictly before interpreting any of S-expressions, and reading in incorrect encoding can
> cause an I/O error so you may not have a chance to interpret those forms.
> Technically the encoding info should be a metadata of a file, not in the content of the file, so the "coding" comment
> is certainly a kluge.  What I thought is that it might be useful to codify the current practice.
>
> BTW, the "magic encoding comment" is supported in a few languages:
>
> Python: https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0263/
> Ruby: https://idiosyncratic-ruby.com/26-file-encoding-magic.html
>
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> On Sun, May 12, 2019 at 1:50 AM Lassi Kortela <xxxxxx@lassi.io> wrote:
>>
>> > have problems that do not occur with comment parsing (e.g. when using
>> > non-ASCII-superset multi-byte encodings such as UTF-16 or Shift-JIS)?
>>
>> I had that wrong -- from skimming Wikipedia, Shift JIS, EUC-* and Big5
>> are almost strictly ASCII-compatible in the 0..127 range (trail bytes
>> that can overlap ASCII characters are almost the only exception).
>>
>> Would it be problematic to read the first S-expression from a Shift JIS
>> / EUC-* / Big5 coded source file assuming that it's (extended) ASCII?
>> Then if that form is something like:
>>
>>      (declare-file
>>        (coding "Shift_JIS")
>>        ...possibly other declarations here...)
>>
>> The file would be read again as Shift_JIS?

--
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