RE: Non-ascii string processing?

From: Marco Cimarosti (
Date: Mon Oct 06 2003 - 09:15:25 CST

Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> > OK. But the length in "characters" of a string is not
> "character semantics":
> > it's plain nonsense, IMHO.
> I disagree.

Feel free.

But I still don't see any use in knowing how many characters are in an UTF-8
string, apart the use that I already mentioned: allocating a buffer for a
UTF-8 to UTF-32 conversion.

_ Marco

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