[Haskell-cafe] Re: String vs ByteString

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 08:48:45 EDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Tako Schotanus <tako at codejive.org> wrote:

> Yeah, I tried looking it up but I could find the technical definition for
> Char, but in the end I found that "maxBound" was "0x10FFFF" making it
> basically 24 bits :)

I think that's enough to represent all the assigned Unicode code points. I
also think the Unicode consortium (or whatever it is called) made some
statement about the maximum number of bits they'll ever use.

-- Johan
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