Re: A Great Idea (tm) about reimplementing NLS.

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Fri Jun 17 2005 - 04:39:27 EST

Looks like something ate the Hangul. I'll try again, without any
other non-ascii characters.

>>> As for 50 bytes being too short, many of the multibyte characters are
>>> equivalent to several English characters, so fewer of them are
>>> required. You have a point, though.
>> Any English characters (ie, the first 127 ascii characters) map
>> directly to the first 127 Unicode characters (if thats what you
>> meant).
> Let me clarify with an example. The common Korean name Kim consists
> of three ascii characters. The Hangul spelling, ê, is encoded in
> utf-8 using three bytes. Even though a three-byte character was used,
> the number of bytes is the same.

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