Re: Getting A Newb Started

From: William J Poser (
Date: Mon Jul 07 2008 - 19:03:15 CDT

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    >This isn't as much of an advantage as it sounds, since in most Unicode
    >processes you need to be prepared to deal with multiple characters at
    >once anyway.

    I don't get the point. Whether you're dealing with one character or
    many, life is simpler if they're all the same size.

    >That's the problem. You really can't make the assumption that you're
    >dealing with BMP-only text.

    For general user input, no. And I never make that assumption.
    But for some purposes, yes, you can assume that input is BMP-only.
    Not all input comes direct from the user.

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