[I18n-sig] Re: [Python-Dev] Unicode debate

Tim Peters tim_one@email.msn.com
Wed, 3 May 2000 02:40:54 -0400

> I just wanted to point out that the argument "slicing doesn't
> work with UTF-8" is moot.

> And failed...

He succeeded for me.  Blind slicing doesn't always "work right" no matter
what encoding you use, because "work right" depends on semantics beyond the
level of encoding.  UTF-8 is no worse than anything else in this respect.