[Haskell-cafe] gbp sign showing as unknown character by GHC

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Thu Aug 20 02:28:31 EDT 2009

>>>>> "Bulat" == Bulat Ziganshin <bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com> writes:

    Bulat> Hello Colin,
    Bulat> Thursday, August 20, 2009, 10:13:28 AM, you wrote:

> I don't understand where latin-1 comes into this. String is supposed
    >> to be a list of Unicode characters.

    Bulat> but ghc 6.10 i/o used String as list of bytes

But how do you get Latin-1 bytes from a Unicode string? This would
need a transcoding process.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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