[Haskell-cafe] Re: String vs ByteString

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 06:59:44 EDT 2010

Miguel Mitrofanov <miguelimo38 at yandex.ru> writes:

> Ivan Lazar Miljenovic wrote:
>> Tom Harper <rtomharper at gmail.com> writes:
>>> 2010/8/17 Bulat Ziganshin <bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com>:
>>>> Hello Tom,
>>> <snip>
>>>> i don't understand what you mean. are you support all 2^20 codepoints
>>>> in Data.Text package?
>>> Bulat,
>>> Yes, its internal representation is UTF-16, which is capable of
>>> encoding *any* valid Unicode codepoint.
>> Just like Char is capable of encoding any valid Unicode codepoint.
> Char is not an encoding, right?

No, but in GHC at least it corresponds to a Unicode codepoint.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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