[squeak-dev] More Text Ttouble

Frank Shearar frank.shearar at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 20:04:32 UTC 2017

This is exactly why I suggested you do some research. The world has moved
on from "good old ASCII". Quite some time ago, in fact. Thankfully.


On 15 March 2017 at 11:56, ReliableRobots.com <reliablerobots at gmail.com>

> It sounds like Squeak has a parallel to to the Peter Principle - it has
> been promoted to its level of incompetence.    What version uses good old
> ASCII text only? and how do I get it?   I wonder if it would get the job
> done quicker to return to an old computer with GWBasic than to become an
> expert on stuff I do not want to learn which might be done easier in almost
> any other language including the macro language of some word processing
> Cunningham's Wki on why Smalltalk is Dead were still open for updates, this
> discovery would make a good addition.
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> On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 11:33 AM, Frank Shearar <frank.shearar at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On 14 March 2017 at 14:31, ReliableRobots.com <reliablerobots at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> i have a text file I copied off Facebook.  Here is a method to start
>>> converting it to .html for a web page and one of the files.  Unfortunately
>>> it hangs up on something called UTF8 - more system development for text
>>> please.
>> I would suggest you read up on UTF-8 if you plan on manipulating text.
>> Otherwise you will not have fun times, and will not be able to ask
>> targetted questions. This will make helping you a lot harder.
>> frank
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