[NTG-context] invoking ConTeXt from .bat file in Win7

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Tue Oct 27 21:40:35 CET 2020

Dear list,

I have the following sample:


  %~ \startmode[*last]
    io.write("¿Cuál es el mensaje? ")
    document.message = io.read()
  %~ \stopmode

  El mensaje es: \cldcontext{document.message}

I have two questions about it.

How can I invoke an extra run (as mentioned at
http://www.pragma-ade.com/general/manuals/mmodes.pdf#search=last) to be
able to use the *last mode in the code above?

The other question is that the sample above works fine in Linux. I guess
macOS would be also fine. But in Windows (Win7 in my case), I get
garbage for "¿". "chcp 65001" in the .bat file doesn’t make any
difference. How can I get non-ASCII chars displayed right? (Echoing
UTF-8 characters in the same batch file works perfectly right.)

Many thanks for your help,


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