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Re: Terminology "codepoint string"

David Nicol
April 22, 2007 22:15
Re: Terminology "codepoint string"
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On 4/20/07, Glenn Linderman <> wrote:
> "codepoint string" could be a reasonable name.

and with a new name comes the opportunity for a new implementation.
codepoint string scalars might not be "just" utf8, but might be utf16,
or some monster made with linked lists of COW elements, facilitating
s/// operations on large codepoint strings with less memory used.

Carry on. :)

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