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From:
Chip Salzenberg
Date:
November 14, 2008 01:00
Subject:
Re: char16 datatype
Message ID:
20081114085947.GL5779@tytlal.topaz.cx
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 12:55:10AM -0800, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> UTF-8 is not a kludge.  It's a brilliant solution to a specific engineering
> problem of backward compatibility and forward expansion.

I forgot to add:

... and storage efficiency, which still matters (whippersnapper young
programmers who don't know the value of a byte notwithstanding).

> Or so I happen to think this year.

-- 
Chip Salzenberg <chip@pobox.com>

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