[Haskell-cafe] A 3 line program --> Reid, Don, Daniel

Sergey Zaharchenko doublef-ctm at yandex.ru
Tue Oct 27 07:12:44 EDT 2009

Hello Ketil!

Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 09:06:50AM +0100 you wrote:

> > At which point you probably want to make use of iconv, so you might as
> > well support all iconv-supported encodings.
> Interestingly, Wikipedia [0] says that "Unicode-aware programs are
> required to display, print and manipulate [UTF-32 and -16]", although no
> source is provided for this requirement.

I believe that `required' there means that you have to use a
Unicode-aware program (and can't use a legacy program avan for plain
English text, in contrast to UTF-8), not that every Unicode-aware
program has to actually handle the encodings.

Best regards,

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