[Openmcl-devel] Plans for Unicode support within OpenMCL?

James Anderson janderson at ravenpack.com
Tue Mar 21 11:11:20 UTC 2006


hello;

> -----Original Message-----
> From: openmcl-devel-bounces at clozure.com
> [mailto:openmcl-devel-bounces at clozure.com]On Behalf Of Takehiko Abe
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2006 12.01
> To: Gary Byers
> Cc: openmcl-devel at clozure.com
> Subject: Re: [Openmcl-devel] Plans for Unicode support within OpenMCL?
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>
> ...
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> Unicode has combining characters and covers lots of scripts/writing
> systems. Handling them is inherently hard and having characters
> with unicode direct codepoints does not make it easier much, imo.
>
>

aha! interesting to hear. that means you have been satisfied with apple's utf-16
encoding and never really missed "knowing" where anything specific is in the
string?

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