Reading ASCII file with some codes above 127 (exten ascii)
phshaffer at gmail.com
Thu May 17 10:21:18 PDT 2012
On Monday, 14 May 2012 at 12:58:20 UTC, Graham Fawcett wrote:
> On Sunday, 13 May 2012 at 21:03:45 UTC, Paul wrote:
>> I am reading a file that has a few extended ASCII codes (e.g.
>> degree symdol). Depending on how I read the file in and what I
>> do with it the error shows up at different points. I'm pretty
>> sure it all boils down to the these extended ascii codes.
>> Can I just tell dmd that I'm reading a Latin1 or ISO 8859-1
>> I've messed with the std.encoding module but really can't
>> figure out what I need to do.
>> There must be a simple solution to this.
> This seems to work:
> import std.stdio, std.file, std.encoding;
> void main()
> auto latin = cast(Latin1String) read("/tmp/hi.8859");
> string s;
> transcode(latin, s);
Awesome! Thanks a million!
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