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From: Martin Jambon <martin.jambon@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] accented letters in identifiers
On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Martin Jambon wrote:

> On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Martin Jambon wrote:
>
> > On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, michel levy wrote:
> >
> > > I read in the manual :
> > > The current implementation (except on MacOS 9) also recognizes as
> > > letters all accented characters from the ISO 8859-1 (?ISO Latin 1?) set.
> > > But on ocaml 3.09.3 I have
> > > #let ā = 1;;
> > > Illegal character (\160)
> > >
> > > is it now impossible to use the accented characters ?
> >
> > Yes. Here the problem is the non-breakable space between "ā" and "="
> > which is character 160.
>
> I mean no. It is possible to use latin1 accents.

Just a small correction after exchanging of few emails with the OP: there
may be problems with the terminal configuration. When the configuration is
right (iso-8859-1/15 charset + some other settings), accents work in
the interactive ocaml interpreter.


Martin

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