Unicode support

Colin Paul Adams colin@colina.demon.co.uk
29 Sep 2001 18:20:39 +0100

I have just been reading through the Haskell report to refresh my
memory of the language. I was surprised to see this:

The character type Char is an enumeration and consists of 16 bit values, conforming to
the Unicode standard [10].

Unicode uses 24-bit values to identify characters.
Colin Paul Adams
Preston Lancashire