[Haskell-cafe] Re: String vs ByteString

wren ng thornton wren at freegeek.org
Tue Aug 17 21:57:24 EDT 2010

John Millikin wrote:
> The reason many Japanese and Chinese users reject UTF-8 isn't due to
> space constraints (UTF-8 and UTF-16 are roughly equal), it's because
> they reject Unicode itself.


This is the thing Unicode advocates don't want to admit. Until Unicode 
has code points for _all_ Chinese and Japanese characters, there will be 
active resistance to adoption.

Live well,

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