[luatex] problem with slnunicode's find

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 22:01:51 CET 2010

On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 9:50 PM, Jonathan Fine <jfine at pytex.org> wrote:
> 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:
>    http://docs.python.org/dev/3.0/howto/unicode.html
> I'd be grateful if the Unicode experts in this list could read it through
> and let me know if they see any problems.
I have found this, but not time to judge



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