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- Subject: Re: Unicode?
- From: Taj Khattra <taj.khattra@...>
- Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 17:12:48 -0700
On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 10:29:29PM +0300, Tuomo Valkonen wrote:
> It would be nice to have a UTF8 string replacement library and writing
> versions of string.sub etc. that support utf8 should be a trivial task.
> However, writing a version of the regular expression matcher may be a
> bigger task. In the meanwhile, there are Unicode and possibly UTF8-aware
> POSIX regular expression matchers, though, so maybe it would be possible
> to convert one Lua POSIX regex libraries to use one of those? See e.g.
not POSIX, but a port of Plan 9's regexp library to Unix which supports
Unicode, is at
a port of Plan 9's Unicode support library is also there.