[Python-3000] string C API
Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk
qrczak at knm.org.pl
Fri Sep 15 20:29:55 CEST 2006
Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> writes:
>> This is one of the reasons why I was talking Latin-1, UCS-2, and UCS-4:
> You could replace "latin-1" with "one-byte system encoding chosen at
> interpreter startup depending on locale".
Latin-1 has the advantage of being trivially decodable to a sequence
of code points.
This is convenient for operations like string concatenation, or string
comparison, or taking substrings.
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