I have a class that derives from nothing and is located in /models. I'm
using " my string ".chars to manipulate strings that potentially contain
special chars and replace them with an US-ASCII equivalent.
It did work until yesterday. Now on a linux system "a".chars returns
While it should return
(the class is contained in
Therefore the whole app crashes because Enumerable does not have methods
like "downcase" or "'a'.chars" which can handle UTF-8 chars as well.
Using it w/o UTF-8 support ends up in a mess.
Any ideas? How could I require or include
"ActiveSupport::Multibyte::Chars"? Any tests have been negative so far.