[m-dev.] proposed unicode support for Mercury
pbone at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Fri Mar 4 12:31:36 AEDT 2011
On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 11:47:35AM +1100, Peter Wang wrote:
> On 2011-02-18, Ian MacLarty <maclarty at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 3:14 PM, Julien Fischer
> > <juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > The following is in regard to Peter Wang's proposed changes for UTF-8 /
> > > UTF-16 string support in Mercury -- there are links to Peter's proposed
> > > changes below, so I won't attempt to describe them here.
> > >
> > > At this point, I think we should reach a consensus that this is the
> > > right thing to do for Mercury and that Peter's proposed change is the
> > > right way of doing it. (For me, the answer is yes to both questions.)
> > >
> > I'm for that change. It would be nice to also officially support
> > unicode escape sequences in strings.
> Since there are no objections, now seems as good a time as any.
> 11.01 betas are available for users who don't want to be affected
> for now.
I agree. 11.01 has already been forked so any changes that arn't fixes
shouldn't be (usually arn't) merged onto the release branch.
> Does anyone want to do a detailed review of the patch, or should I just
> commit? Of course I will bootcheck. Any particular settings I should
I thought that it was incomplete, and therefore no-one had done a detailed
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