Glyphs and graphemes [was Re: Cult-like behaviour]

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Tue Jul 17 04:30:25 EDT 2018

Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at>:

> On Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:52:13 +0300, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>> Both Python2 and Python3 provide two forms of string, one containing
>> 8-bit integers and another one containing 21-bit integers.
> Why do you insist on making counter-factual statements as facts? Don't 
> you have a Python REPL you can try these outrageous claims out before 
> making them?
> [...]
> Python strings are sequences of abstract characters.

which -- by your definition -- are codepoints -- which by any
definition -- are integers.


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