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Joshua Jensen <> writes:
>>> It would be great to have this functionality in Lua 5.2.
>> Why?  Lua shouldn't be infected with this crap.
> LuaPlus's wide string support has, among other things, been used to ship
> a number of commercial console games (Xbox and others) to in Far Eastern
> languages.

One doesn't need wide strings to use unicode, utf-8 works fine.

Microsoft made a bad call, and they're stuck with it, but Lua need not
do so.


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