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Re: update: can you pass the SRFI-56 challenge?

Alex Shinn <alexshinn@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On 8/19/05, Matthias Radestock <matthias@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I was using SISC's binary I/O procedures assuming that would make
> read-char etc. behave on octet values (Latin-1).  This was necessary
> to pass the integer tests, which failed before.  Is this the wrong approach?
> I don't see how the integer tests could have passed if read-char was
> assuming any other encoding.


SISC will use whatever encoding Java thinks is the default encoding for
your platform, unless you override that. If your default encoding is
Latin-1 then read/write-char may indeed do what you expect, but for most
other encodings it will probably break.