Fwd: Unicode education in Schools

From: David Starner via Unicode <unicode_at_unicode.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:17:32 +0000

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From: David Starner <prosfilaes_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Aug 24, 2017, 6:16 PM
Subject: Re: Unicode education in Schools
To: Richard Wordingham <richard.wordingham_at_ntlworld.com>

On Thu, Aug 24, 2017, 5:26 PM Richard Wordingham via Unicode <
unicode_at_unicode.org> wrote:

> Just steer them away from UTF-16! (And vigorously prohibit the very
> concept of UCS-2).
> Richard.

Steer them away from reinventing the wheel. If they use Java, use Java
strings. If they're using GTK, use strings compatible with GTK. If they're
writing JavaScript, use JavaScript strings. There's basically no system
without Unicode strings or that they would be better off rewriting the

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