[Haskell-cafe] File name encodings
dons at galois.com
Tue Dec 9 21:17:54 EST 2008
Oh, perhaps you want to 'decode' the string that
> Hi Don,
> must be doing something wrong.
> The messed up string originates from calling Graphics.UI.WX.dirOpenDialog
> and selecting a directory with Umlauts.
> The encode function doesn't seem to help here as it's too far at the end
> of the chain.
> Am 10.12.2008, 02:45 Uhr, schrieb Don Stewart <dons at galois.com>:
> >>how can I convert a file name with for example umlauts (ü, ä ... ) into
> >>UTF8, or some other format that I can actually use it?
> >Using the utf8-string package to encode the file name string.
> > e.g.
> > x <- readFile (encode "ኃይሌ ገብረሥላሴ")
> > http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/utf8-string
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