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

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Wed Sep 26 03:25:02 EDT 2007

On 2007-09-26, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com> wrote:
> If UTF-16 is what's used by everyone else (how about Java? Python?) I
> think that's a strong reason to use it. I don't know Unicode well
> enough to say otherwise.

The internal representations don't matter except in the case of making
FFI linkages.  The external representations do, and UTF-8 has won on
that front.

Aaron Denney

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