[darcs-users] darcs weekly news #23

Tuomo Valkonen tuomov at iki.fi
Mon Mar 30 11:11:31 UTC 2009

On 2009-03-30, Reinier Lamers <tux_rocker at reinier.de> wrote:
> I suppose that is because darcs (like all applications using the
> standard Haskell I/O library) is not encoding-aware. When Marco Túlio
> etc. types the patch name, darcs reads the UTF-8 encoded 'ú' as two
> bytes. When it outputs those two bytes in an environment that
> interprets it as latin1, you get  'ú'.

And now the design error of not using locale facilities for terminal
I/O that I've been complaining since years ago, hits darcs developers

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