ANN: unicode-properties, unicode-names

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Tue Sep 2 01:08:40 EDT 2008

On 2008 Sep 2, at 0:54, Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> Both packages use the type "Char" to represent Unicode characters  
> (more pedantically, codepoints). In GHC Char has the range  
> ['\x0'..'\x10FFFF'], matching the Unicode standard. The packages  
> won't work with compilers that restrict Char to a smaller range.

Hm.  Are there any?  I thought Unicode was required by H98.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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