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- Subject: Re: Will Lua kernel use Unicode in the future?
- From: Alex Queiroz <asandroq@...>
- Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 09:47:07 -0200
On 29/12/05, Lisa Parratt <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 29 Dec 2005, at 11:06, Klaus Ripke wrote:
> > http://lua-users.org/wiki/LuaUnicode
> A few observations, reading this page:
> Lack of "\U+1234" style unicode character escapes - it strikes me
> that the code to isolate such an escape, and then convert it to an 8
> bit string would only take a few lines of code. Is there a good
> theological reason why this isn't supported?
Maybe because it'd give the wrong impression that Lua supports Unicode.