[Python-Dev] Unicode debate
Fredrik Lundh" <firstname.lastname@example.org
Tue, 2 May 2000 15:05:42 +0200
Guido van Rossum <email@example.com> wrote:
> > FYI: Normalization is needed to make comparing Unicode
> > strings robust, e.g. u"=E9" should compare equal to u"e\u0301".
> Aha, then we'll see u =3D=3D v even though type(u) is type(v) and =
> !=3D len(v). /F's world will collapse. :-)
you're gonna do automatic normalization? that's interesting.
will this make Python the first language to defines strings as
a "sequence of graphemes"?
or was this just the cheap shot it appeared to be?