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Ruby and Encoding

This is the second post of my series “Do you speak UTF-8?”. Here you can find the first article on this topic. This article covers how Ruby 1.9 handles encoding internally and which tooling it provides for encoding issues. Prior to Ruby 1.9 a String was just a sequence of bytes. Calling the method size() returned the size of this byte …