[erlang-questions] correct terminology for referring to strings
Wed Aug 1 11:52:28 CEST 2012
On 01/08/2012 09:39, Richard Carlsson wrote:
> [the shell is] a different environment from source files, and as you
> described, the shell nowadays detects your locale and translates UTF-8
> console input into a string literal containing Unicode code points.
> This is exactly how it would happen in source code as well, if the
> compiler only knew how to detect that a source file is in a different
> encoding from Latin1. So the compiler is really the main thing that
> needs to be fixed, and then there should be no surprises on the
> encoding level anymore.
Anyone any idea about timescales for making the compiler aware of the
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