BASIC DOUBT

Sumit Chatterjee <>
Tue Oct 6 05:30:05 CEST 2009


how can i convert the erlang files to c source code?
Thanks
Sumit

2009/10/6 Cameron Kerr <>

> Tomas Abrahamsson wrote:
>
>> Richard Carlsson wrote:
>>
>>> Yes, this is a known problem. The short answer is that the input
>>> encoding for Erlang source code is defined to be Latin-1. [...]
>>> What would be needed is something like a \u-escaping preprocessing
>>> stage, as specified for Java. But then, the tools must also know
>>> about \u escape sequences and turn them back into the proper code
>>> point in UTF-8 or whatever.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> An option could be to adopt the way it is done in Python:
>> it (re)uses the editor's encoding declaration. If it finds the text
>>   -*- coding: utf-8 -*-  or  vim: set fileencoding=utf-8 :
>>
>>
> There is already a way to indicate whether something is UTF-8 (or UTF-16BE
> or UTF-16LE for that matter), and that is a byte-order mark; although the
> BOM serves no useful byte-ordering semantic for UTF-8, it does also have the
> function of saying "hey, I'm UTF-8!", a message which numerous programs
> understand.
>
>
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