[I18n-sig] Unicode strings: an alternative

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 05 May 2000 11:00:25 -0400

[Moving this discussion to i18n-sig, where it belongs]

> Hmmmm... how often do you expect to compare narrow vs. wide strings,
> using default comparison (i.e. = or !=)? What if I'm using Latin 3 and
> use the byte comparison? I may very well have two strings (one narrow,
> one wide) that compare equal, even though they're not. Not exactly
> what I would expect.

Thanks for this support of my ASCII proposal.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)