File Encoding

Intoduction

The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets

Character encodings: character set (unicode) vs encoding scheme (utf8)

It is an interesting presentation on the subject: http://nlp.cs.nyu.edu/nycnlp/nycnlp-crash-course-on-character-encodings.pdf .

Force Subversion to use a given end of line

There is a property that forces subversion to use a given end of line whatever the OS is. The property is 'svn:eol-style' and its possible values are: native, CRLF, LF or CR.

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch07s02.html#svn-ch-7-sect-2.3.5

Soving file encoding problems with Ruby 1.8

A great article explaining how to do encoding conversions in Ruby version 1.8: http://blog.grayproductions.net/articles/encoding_conversion_with_iconv

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