[Python-3000] How will unicode get used?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Sep 21 09:16:01 CEST 2006
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> based on a thorough lack of understanding of the status quo no less.
that's, unfortunately, a bit too common on this list.
(as the author of Python's Unicode type and cElementTree, I especially
like arguments along the lines of "using separate buffers to hold the
actual character data is not feasible" and "that narrow storage would
have any advantages over wide storage is far from proven". nice try,
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