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2018-07-11 9:24 GMT+02:00 Axel Kittenberger <>:

> people suggesting it to be included in this or that way more often
> than not underestimate the size of the can of worms they want to
> open or are just happy with their local hack that ignores by much
> of the issues that certainly be encountered by other people.
The Lua 5.3 utf8 library deals with an abstraction that happens
to make the writing of such local hacks easier but actually does
not have anything to so with Unicode/ I have forked this thread
under a new subject to emphasize that the utf8 library is agnostic
about Unicode and all its intricacies.