[Haskell-cafe] Re: PROPOSAL: New efficient Unicode string library.
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Wed Sep 26 06:25:30 EDT 2007
On Wed, 26 Sep 2007, Aaron Denney wrote:
> It's true that time-wise there are definite issues in finding character
UTF-16 has no advantage over UTF-8 in this respect, because of surrogate
pairs and combining characters. Code points, characters, and glyphs are
all different things, and it's very difficult to represent the latter two
as anything other than a string of code points.
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