[erlang-questions] byte() vs. char() use in documentation

Masklinn <>
Thu May 5 10:08:12 CEST 2011


On 2011-05-05, at 09:16 , Lionel Cons wrote:
> 
> In any case, the language must provide specific functions to work on strings
> and characters. For instance, a logical character comparison must take into
> account the Unicode equivalence.
And more generally UTS #10 "UCA" (Unicode Collation Algorithm), which is kind
of a bloody pain [0, 1] (note how 6 months elapsed between the first post and
the second one) and handles many more things than equivalences.

[0] http://useless-factor.blogspot.com/2007/10/unicode-implementers-guide-part-5.html
[1] http://useless-factor.blogspot.com/2008/05/unicode-collation-works-now.html


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