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[Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #55452] fopen() does not support encoding argu

From: Markus Mützel
Subject: [Octave-bug-tracker] [bug #55452] fopen() does not support encoding argument
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:24:27 -0400 (EDT)
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Follow-up Comment #25, bug #55452 (project octave):

Wrt "fgets": I am still not certain we should change its behaviour.
At the moment it is (more or less) POSIX conform in behaviour. [1]
It might be unexpected if it returned an "unpredictable" number of bytes. Even
more so if it also did some kind of automatic conversion.
The documentation isn't very precise in what is meant with "character".
Sometimes that can refer to a C-char (i.e. a byte or one element of a
character array) and sometimes to an "abstract character" (approx. in its
Unicode definition). The former meaning is probably implied in the majority of

[1]: http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/functions/fgets.html


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