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- Subject: RE: lua for unicode
- From: james@...
- Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 12:48:13 -0600
I was just testing a lua source file which was encoded in UTF8.
The cut and paste into my post to the list didn't show up right.
This relates to the last item in lua+Steven.Murdoch@cl.cam.ac.uk
nice summary post.
I'm impressed you guys did a wide character version.. maybe you
should just dump that out into the community and let the people
who use it keep it up to date? I'd like to play with that if
I could... I've been working on some apps for a PocketPC device
and see some uses for Lua. But I'd like it to use a version that
supports Unicode strings since PocketPC apps really have to be
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> Subject: Re: lua for unicode
> Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> > "Dies"? Or do you mean syntax error?
> > Lua will not recognize "$B7zC[(J" as a valid identifier,
> but the `print(
> > "$B7zC[(J" )' should work. The main point is to handle
> Unicode data, not
> > Unicode identifiers.
> > -- Roberto
> Furthermore, the string $B7zC[(J is NOT a valid utf-8
> string. It looks more like SHIFT-JIS encoding to me.
> And I agree, it's the strings that matter.
> "No one knows true heroes, for they speak not of their greatness." --
> Daniel Remar.
> Björn De Meyer