[squeak-dev] ASN1 encoding of UTF8

Alan Pinch alan.c.pinch at gmail.com
Tue Sep 26 21:08:54 UTC 2017

I asked a question on stackoverflow, regarding UTC Time in java conversions.


I thought you may like to know.

On 09/25/2017 06:09 PM, Alan Pinch wrote:
> I got BigIntegers working in java ASN1
> https://github.com/ZiroZimbarra/callistohouse
> On 09/18/2017 12:29 PM, tim Rowledge wrote:
>> We do have assorted string encoding stuff in the current image but 
>> the actual UTF8 results of #squeakToUtf8 (for example) are just 
>> ByteStrings. Which is actually rather confusing and annoying because 
>> now you have no way to know what encoding is relevant other than be 
>> carefully keeping track manually. Normally of course, within the 
>> image we have perfectly usable strings because any time a unicode 
>> character that is outside the 1-byte range is used the string becomes 
>> a WideString.
>> We need to do better. Look at TextEncoder and its hierarchy for more 
>> info.
>> tim
>> -- 
>> tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
>> Strange OpCodes: RLBM: Ruin Logic Board Multiple

Thank you for your consideration,

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