[Newbies] UTF-8 Streams

Ole Voß smalltalk at netrogue.de
Thu Jan 21 19:19:00 UTC 2010

On Jan 21, 2010, at 7:12 PM, Bert Freudenberg wrote:

> On 21.01.2010, at 18:08, Ole Voß wrote:
>> Uhm, ok, I get it ;-)
>> I'll rephrase that... how do I ensure that a UTF-8 textfile will be read and recognised as such using Squeak (or Pharo) smalltalk? I was expecting some sort of decoding mechanisms or a method of telling Squeak this String or Stream is now utf-8.
>> A hint? Anybody? Please? Pretty Please?
> 	aStream converter: UTF8TextConverter new.
> (which in Squeak is the default nowadays, just inspect a new file stream ...)
> - Bert -

Thank you Bert! Although the above didn't work as such, it set me on the right track!

This solution worked for me:
stream := MultiByteFileStream readOnlyFileNamed: commentfilepath.

I'm fairly new to smalltalk, so thank you for bearing with me :-)


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