[squeak-dev] Survey | Default encoding for new (multi-byte) file streams

Jakob Reschke jakres+squeak at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 22:24:49 UTC 2022


Am Mo., 11. Apr. 2022 um 14:42 Uhr schrieb Marcel Taeumel
<marcel.taeumel at hpi.de>:
> What do you think should be the default encoding when opening a new file?

Binary, so no encoding at all :-) Unfortunately text mode has
traditionally been the default, so this would be even more of a
breaking change...
Hence: UTF-8.

Kind regards,

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