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Re: Terminology "codepoint string"

From:
David Nicol
Date:
April 22, 2007 22:15
Subject:
Re: Terminology "codepoint string"
Message ID:
934f64a20704222215o24b9610dl9c46d89883ff5fab@mail.gmail.com
On 4/20/07, Glenn Linderman <perl@nevcal.com> 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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