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- Subject: Re: Internationalisation in programming languages [Was Re: lex patch]
- From: Edgar Toernig <froese@...>
- Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2002 23:54:19 +0200
Björn De Meyer wrote:
> What I find strange in all this talk about internationalizing the
> variable names, nobody talks about internationalizing the lua
> strings themselves.
That's because the string-lib is not part of the core compiler.
Strings are already 8-bit clean. You can stuff UTF-8 in them.
> I would like lua to be compatible with UTF-8,
> for instance... But I doubt this is already the case.
Just replace the strlib with your UTF-8 version and you're done ;-)