[Python-3000] How will unicode get used?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Sep 21 01:08:01 CEST 2006

On 9/20/06, Adam Olsen <rhamph at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wow, you really did mean code units.  In that case I'm very tempted to
> support UTF-8, with byte indexing (which is what code units are in its
> case).  It's ugly, but it technically works fine, and it's the de
> facto standard on Linux.  No more ugly than UTF-16 code units IMO,
> just more obvious.

Who charged you with designing the string implementation?

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