[tex-live] Ruby interpreter for Windows in the TeXLive distribution?

Zdenek Wagner wagner at cesnet.cz
Sun Jul 2 23:50:42 CEST 2006

On Sun, 2 Jul 2006, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> >>>>> "Frank" == Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch> writes:
>   > I have too often problems opening someone else's Word documents in
>   > my Windows computer because the file name contains national
>   > characters in a different locale. I must first rename the file
>   > either in OS/2 or in Linux
> I think that this problem is independent of the operating system.  The
> problem is simply that a filename is just a sequence of bytes and a
> program has to guess which encoding vector is appropriate.
OS/2 and Linux do not display the file name correctly but can at least
rename the file. Windows displays the file name correctly (the locale can
somehow be geussed) but when trying to open it or rename it, it complains
that the file does not exist. This is the difference.

> Regards,
>   Reinhard
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Zdenek Wagner
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