editing in Unicode

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Fri Sep 8 10:47:11 CEST 2000


Thu, 07 Sep 2000 16:50:33 GMT, Roland Mas <mas at echo.fr> pisze:

>   An idea: u'' is UTF-8, U'' is UTF-16.  Or u''8 and u''16, with one
> of them equivalent to u''.

Since UTF-16 is not compatible with ASCII, it does not make much
sense to have just a string encoded in UTF-16 and the rest of code in
ASCII. If UTF-16 is to be used, it would probably have to be specified
externally to the source.

IMHO there should be a way of specifying the encoding of the source
in the source, and they should be only ASCII-compatible encodings.

Qrczak (wanting to solve an analogous problem in Haskell)
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