Merge remote-tracking branch 'openstreetmap/pull/891'
[rails.git] / lib / utf8.rb
index 9e9279deb000efa4933030304829e304008dd1fd..7865d62039566855efc105f54b7682d18974cd46 100644 (file)
@@ -2,20 +2,8 @@ module UTF8
   ##
   # Checks that a string is valid UTF-8 by trying to convert it to UTF-8
   # using the iconv library, which is in the standard library.
-  if "".respond_to?("valid_encoding?")
-    def self.valid?(str)
-      return true if str.nil?
-      str.valid_encoding?
-    end
-  else
-    require "iconv"
-
-    def self.valid?(str)
-      return true if str.nil?
-      Iconv.conv("UTF-8", "UTF-8", str)
-      return true
-    rescue
-      return false
-    end
+  def self.valid?(str)
+    return true if str.nil?
+    str.valid_encoding?
   end
 end