[Haskell-cafe] Character encoding?

michael rice nowgate at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 26 17:18:23 CET 2010

Your explanation sounds a bit like string theory.  ;-)



--- On Sun, 12/26/10, Lars Viklund <zao at acc.umu.se> wrote:

From: Lars Viklund <zao at acc.umu.se>
Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Character encoding?
To: haskell-cafe at haskell.org
Date: Sunday, December 26, 2010, 11:09 AM

On Sun, Dec 26, 2010 at 08:04:41AM -0800, michael rice wrote:
> How are characters encoded?

A Char is a type that holds a single Unicode codepoint from one of the
17 planes. As a codepoint is just a number without any defined
representation, it doesn't have an 'encoding'.

Lars Viklund | zao at acc.umu.se

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