> On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 1:49 PM, Matthias Kluwe <email@example.com
>> This may not be the right place to ask, but some people reading here
>> may have experienced the same problem and know what I'm talking
>> So, hopefully someone on this list has insight about the behavior of
>> the MS Windows (XP) console regarding UTF-8 encoded data.
>> The windows console does work with UTF-8 if the “codepage” is set to
>> the value 65001, apparently (command chcp 65001). I used lue5.1.exe
>> from luabinaries.luaforge.net
for a test (and a self-built lua.exe)
>> with the command
>> > print’é’
>> This made the interpreter exit immediately, without any message.
>> Do you have any idea what’s happening here?
>> Executing a script file containing the command above (encoded in
>> UTF-8) works perfectly in the console…
>> I tried to discuss this on
>> microsoft.public.win32.programmer.international. See the thread
>> 'Reading UTF-8 input from the console'