[Haskell-cafe] Re: PROPOSAL: New efficient Unicode string library.

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Wed Oct 3 08:15:31 EDT 2007

On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 12:01:50AM +0200,
 Twan van Laarhoven <twanvl at gmail.com> 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).
> 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.

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