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- Subject: Re: Will Lua kernel use Unicode in the future?
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 14:55:30 -0200
> Translating "U+1234" into a UTF8 sequence is a very small snippet of code.
Sorry my ignorance, but why is such escape sequences so necessary? Are
there so many control chars in unicode? (For non-control chars, a
UTF8-aware editor should be able to put the proper enconding inside the
string, is that right?)