[erlang-questions] Documentation creation in Russian

Andrey Shnayder <>
Tue Oct 28 10:51:00 CET 2008


Thank you for your reply, Richard!
I have created small test module with edoc comments in russian. I have
attached it to the message.

2008/10/28, Richard Carlsson <>:
>
> Andrey Shnayder wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I need to generate the documentation on my erlang modules in russian. I
> > try to use edoc and docbuilder (they use the same functions however),
> > but I get the error:
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > ** exception exit: {badarg,[{io,put_chars,
> > [<0.74.0>,
> > ["<?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"latin1\" ?>\n",
> > "<!DOCTYPE erlref SYSTEM \"erlref.dtd\">\n",
> > ........
> > in function io:o_request/2
> > in call from edoc_lib:write_file/4
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > If I write comments in English there are no errors, but I need
> > documentation in russian. Can you help me? Files encoding is utf-8.
>
>
> Hi!
> There is no real support for UTF-8 in Erlang right now (people
> are working on it), so most things assume Latin-1 encoding in
> input and output. If you can send me a minimal test case (a small
> .erl file in UTF-8 that causes the crash) I can try and find a
> workaround for edoc.
>
>
>     /Richard
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