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

Pat Lasswell imofftoseethewizard at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 11:18:45 PST 2006

On 3/21/06, Takehiko Abe <keke at gol.com> wrote:

> If having multiple string types is not desirable, I think UTF-16
> string is a good compromise. The 4-fold increase of string size
> is too much.

A 4-fold increase is too much?   While I don't advocate that the
hardware requirements of OpenMCL keep up with Moore's Law, it seems
that bits and flops are so cheap that a little extra string storage
isn't going to be noticed in amonst the mp3s and jpegs.

... just my $0.02

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