[Openmcl-devel] Plans for Unicode support within OpenMCL?
keke at gol.com
Tue Mar 21 12:18:53 UTC 2006
James Anderson wrote:
> aha! interesting to hear. that means you have been satisfied with
> apple's utf-16 encoding
well... No, I'm not particularly satisfied with UTF-16 -- I mean
I am not satisfied with Unicode. For instance, I don't like its
combining characters. Lots of experts spent great amount of time on
it, so I guess combining char is really necessary for Unicode.
But I still don't like it. And supporting Unicode means that you
suddenly need to care about the languagess you don't really care.
> and never really missed "knowing" where anything specific is in
> the string?
What do you mean by "anything specific" and "apple's utf-16"?
Are you talking about CFString? (I do not like it.)
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