[I18n-sig] How does Python Unicode treat surrogates?

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Tue, 26 Jun 2001 01:40:01 +0200

> You can believe what *should* happen all you want, but we're not going
> to change this soon.  u[i] has to be independent of the length of u
> and the value of i.

Not even if a patch is submitted that puts a bit into Unicode objects
which have surrogates in them, to transparently implement indexing and
length differently for them?