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From: Paul Steckler <Paul.Steckler@n...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] 8-bit characters on command line
> From: Dmitry Bely [dmitry.bely@gmail.com]
> I believe that's because there are actually two current code pages in
> Windows: "OEM" code page for console input/output and "ANSI" one for
> everything else.

I'm not sure that's the issue, because

  1) 8-bit characters are read and written OK to the OCaml interpreter
via the Windows console, and

  2) if I write the equivalent C program and compile it on Windows, 8-bit
characters are passed as arguments and spat back just fine

Instead, there seems to be something in the way OCaml handles command-line
arguments.

-- Paul
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Paul Steckler
National ICT Australia
paul DOT steckler AT nicta.com.au

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