[Haskell-cafe] Strings and utf-8
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Nov 26 20:29:51 EST 2007
On Nov 26, 2007, at 19:23 , Maurí cio wrote:
> Are 'String's in GHC 6.6.1 UTF-8?
type String = [Char]
and Char stores Unicode codepoints. However, the IO system truncates
them to 8 bits. I think there are UTF8 marshaling libraries on
hackage these days, though.
brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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