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- Subject: RE: Windows CE
- From: "Vincent Penquerc'h" <vincent@...>
- Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 14:27:37 -0000
> But, then, my other question: what is the relationship between Windows CE
> and Unicode? Why did everybody that tryed to port Lua to Windows
> CE come up
> with this subject? Why can't they just use this approach (UTF-8)?
> (this is pure ignorance of my part; I know nothing about Windows CE...)
Because CE knows only the 16 bit encoding variant of unicode. Everytime you
want to pass a string to the system, or get a string from it, it needs to be
in 16 bit encoding. Thus the need either to program in 16 bit encoding or
do endless conversions.