[Haskell-cafe] Re: PROPOSAL: New efficient Unicode string library.
jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Wed Oct 3 11:55:45 EDT 2007
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 <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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