Re: Unicode on macs (was: [Mutt] #1317: wish $edit_charset)
On 05-07-2009 11:48:03 +0200, Rocco Rutte wrote:
> * Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > $ cat > foo
> > Then type "abé" (without the quotes), then [BackSpace] twice, then
> > [Return] and Ctrl-D, then "cat foo". This is not just a mere bug,
> > this can be seen as data corruption!
> Well, that gives me a file containing just "a". Just because the UI
> looks almost the same, 10.3, 10.4 and 10.5 (all 3 being actively used I
> suppose) differ quite a lot. What version do you refer to?
On 10.4 this gives me a file containing "ab" regardless which shell I
use, or if I'm logged into a Solaris or Linux system (using ssh). So is
it OSX, its Terminal.app, oor is it just that cat is dealing with bytes
only? Vim correctly removes two characters as expected.
Gentoo on a different level