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Re: utf

Ben Caradoc-Davies (2018-04-04):
>						     What is the length of a
> string?

When is that relevant?

>	  Are you trying to count the number of glyphs?

What for?

>							I do not think that
> you can do this by naïvely counting code points, regardless of encoding.

Fortunately, this is almost never useful.

> Because there is more than one way to represent an accented character,
> Unicode string comparison is nontrivial:

Fortunately, it is also rather rarely useful in all that complexity.


  Nicolas George

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