RE: Unicode native scripting language?

From: Chapman, Christopher (Christopher.Chapman@monotypeimaging.com)
Date: Wed Jan 18 2006 - 07:10:14 CST

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    Well, there's Python...

    Here's a simple Python script I saved in a UTF-8 file called test.py:
    hello = u''
    print '%04X, %04X' % (ord(hello[0]), ord(hello[1]))

    Here's the output:
    C:\temp>python test.py
    4F60, 597D

    Cheers,
    Christopher

    -----Original Message-----
    From: unicode-bounce@unicode.org [mailto:unicode-bounce@unicode.org] On Behalf Of Mike Ayers
    Sent: Wednesday, January 18, 2006 12:08 AM
    To: unicode@unicode.org
    Subject: Unicode native scripting language?

            It's now commonplace for scripting languages to "support" Unicode, but
    is there one that is truly fluent in Unicode? I want to be able to:

    String hello = '';

            ...and go from there. The key here is to be able to use Unicode in the
    source code. SQL integration would be a plus. Any pointers would be
    appreciated.

            Thanks,

    /|/|ike



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