Re: TIP #188: Add 'string is wide' to the 'string is' Subcommand

From: Darren New (
Date: 04/28/04

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 01:22:05 GMT

Donald Arseneau wrote:
>>Except that 8-bit characters in unicode are implemented with multiple bytes,
>>making them "wide". If Tcl didn't implement UTF-8 internally, I'd agree with
> Actually, I was thinking of UTF-8, so multi-byte characters in
> UTF-8 (such as ) would be "wide" even though it is an 8-bit
> character in several character sets (e.g. latin-1).

I think we're agreeing, then. :-)

Darren New, San Diego CA USA (PST)
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