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    SubjectRe: unicode (char as abstract data type)
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    > UNICODE is more then just irritating. The problem is that the programming
    > language thinks in terms of char* text. You start using wchar_t and before
    > you know it, you have a huge mess and you just can't seem to get the types
    > quite right anymore.

    That is why UTF8 is the right format to use in real situations. UTF8
    works just like ascii in memory handling respects - its just that
    x++ is no longer always move on one char and strlen(x) isnt the right
    answer

    Alan


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