[erlang-questions] Estrange problem with national chars

Hynek Vychodil <>
Wed Jun 23 13:02:22 CEST 2010


It's known issue, module source code is assumed Latin1. (There is not
such thing like use utf8; in perl.)

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 9:16 AM, Angel Alvarez <> wrote:
> Hi
>
> Ive been in trouble trying to display localised messages in spanish.
>
> While inputting strings in utf8 seems fine, every string compile into the code gets garbled. Terminal, text editor and shell are in unicode (utf8)
> but i can display messages with strings in spanish.
>
>
> Anyone can point me on the ritght direcction?
>
> Thanks!!!
>
>
> /Angel
>
> io:getopts().
> [{expand_fun,#Fun<group.0.120017273>},
>  {echo,true},
>  {binary,false},
>  {encoding,unicode}]
>
> -module(mytest).
> -compile(export_all).
>
> kk() ->
>        io:format("Test message with in-code spanish chars: cigüeña, camión~n",[]).
> kk(Message) ->
>        io:format("Test message with in-code spanish chars: cigüeña, camión and inputted spanish chars: ~s~n",[Message]).
>
> :~/Datos/Personal/Erlang> erl
> Erlang R13B01 (erts-5.7.2) [source] [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0] [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]
>
> Eshell V5.7.2  (abort with ^G)
> 1> mytest:kk().
> Test message with in-code spanish chars: cigüeña, camión
> ok
> 2> mytest:kk("Atención").
> Test message with in-code spanish chars: cigüeña, camión and inputted spanish chars: Atención
> ok
>
>
>
>
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