[Openmcl-devel] how many angels can dance on a unicode character?

Takehiko Abe keke at gol.com
Tue Apr 24 08:02:40 PDT 2007

Gail Zacharias wrote:

> At the risk of dragging this discussion out further than it needs to 
> go...  I'm curious about one thing: if the main thing one is going to 
> do with UTF16 strings is pass them off to library functions for 
> proper interpretation and processing, why would one care whether they 
> have array element type of CL:CHARACTER?  I mean, wouldn't arrays of 
> (UNSIGNED-BYTE 16) work just as well?

You are right. I am not sure why I care though. I've never
thought of the possiblity before.


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