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On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 7:20 AM, David Given <> wrote:
> Which is why, of course, people should not be using UCS-2 or UTF-16 for
> anything. In fact, I'd suggest not using UCS-4 either --- it encourages
> shortcuts in handling Unicode that aren't actually valid, like assuming
> you can split strings anywhere. UTF-8 FTW.


i have some faint memories that windows got some time ago a new set of
UTF-8 API functions that any application can use instead of the old
'widechar' ones.  is that true?  (of course that wouldn't mean UCS-2
is anywhere closer to the painful death it deserves)