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On Tue, Jul 10, 2018, 4:44 PM Dirk Laurie <> wrote:

I. Am. Not. Asking. For. Unicode.

I am merely asking for extra functions along the lines of what the
utf8 library already does.
E.g. Sam's examples:

> s1 = "Hélène"
> s2 = "Hélène"

FYI these look identical on Android.

> > utf8.len(s1)
> utf8.len(s2)

If you really not understand what I mean, I can elaborate.

Please do.

What does "len" mean? Number of Unicode chars ot number of bytes?