[luatex] problem with slnunicode's find

Jonathan Fine jfine at pytex.org
Thu Mar 4 21:50:43 CET 2010

Jonathan Fine wrote:
> Khaled Hosny wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 08:08:56PM +0000, Jonathan Fine wrote:
>>> Yes, Stephan, they do start at zero.  So for Unicode in Lua, Python
>>> would be a good example to study and perhaps follow.
>> Actually, python < 3.0 is a horrible mess Unicode-wise and I'd never
>> ever try to follow it. Python is my favorite programming language, but
>> I'd never call its Unicode support a "good example".
> "Horrible mess":  a provocative statement!
> See here for the problems that are recognised and fixed in Python 3.
> http://docs.python.org/dev/3.0/whatsnew/3.0.html#text-vs-data-instead-of-unicode-vs-8-bit 
> Khaled:  Please suggest, with reasons, a better example to follow.

I forgot to mention this:

I'd be grateful if the Unicode experts in this list could read it 
through and let me know if they see any problems.


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