CH_DISPLAY and gettext

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Thu Jun 23 12:55:09 MDT 2011

Am 23.06.2011 19:20, schrieb Jeremy Allison:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 02:16:01AM +0900, TAKAHASHI Motonobu wrote:
>> That's what I (and my friends) insisted several years ago:
>> Internal charset should be fixed. UTF-8 is acceptable but UTF-16 may
>> be better because UTF-16 is more suitable for string manipulation than
>> UTF-8.
> I disagree with that. UTF-16 is just as bad for string manipulation
> as UTF-8, due to compose characters. UTF-16 isn't a fixed length
> representation either.

And UTF-16 doesn't work as a native C String (char *).
We should really try to just use UTF-8 internally.


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