[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Unibyte characters, strings, and buffers

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Unibyte characters, strings, and buffers
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:05:49 +0900

David Kastrup writes:
 > "Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

 > > It just requires a slightly more complex design, which would be
 > > appropriate for Emacsen (as compared to Python).
 > If the "slightly more complexity" hits in unexpected places, it's going
 > to end up a liability.  Having more than one charset to work with if
 > characters themselves don't contain a charset specification is affecting
 > a load of stuff that can then conceivably work in more than one
 > way.

I'm a little smarter than that.  The design I have in mind would be
transparent.  Maybe it wouldn't work; maybe it would be inefficient.
But one thing it wouldn't do is present a charset other than Unicode
to Lisp.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]