Strings (was: Re: are Mnesia tables immutable?)

dda <>
Sun Jul 2 02:07:30 CEST 2006


Oh, by the way, UTF stands for Unicode *Transformation* Format, not
transmission...
http://www.unicode.org/faq/utf_bom.html#14

I guess we all miss a bit or two in the docs...

-- 
Didier

On 6/29/06, Richard A. O'Keefe <> wrote:

> True, there are all sorts of good things about UTF-8.  It's really cool
> that modern systems come with UTF-8 locales set by default so I can type
> practically _anything_ in TextEdit.  BUT it's a *Transmission* format,
> that's what the "T" and "F" stand for.  It was never designed to be
> used for serious *processing*



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