PROPOSAL: New efficient Unicode string library.

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Re: Re: PROPOSAL: New efficient Unicode string library.

Bugzilla from jonathanccast@fastmail.fm
On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 14:15 +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 12:01:50AM +0200,
>  Twan van Laarhoven <[hidden email]> wrote
>  a message of 24 lines which said:
>
> > Lots of people wrote:
> > > I want a UTF-8 bikeshed!
> > > No, I want a UTF-16 bikeshed!
>
> Personnally, I want an UTF-32 bikeshed. UTF-16 is as lousy as UTF-8
> (for both of them, characters have different sizes, unlike what
> happens in UTF-32).

+1

> > What the heck does it matter what encoding the library uses
> > internally?
>
> +1 It can even use a non-standard encoding scheme if it wants.

+3

jcc


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