Precomposed unicode (was Re: [squeak-dev] Re: Squeak mac carbon VM 4.1.0b1 goes out.)

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Tue Apr 21 21:58:01 UTC 2009

On 21.04.2009, at 23:48, John M McIntosh wrote:

> However speaking of this, we do have a need for a UTF8 normalized/ 
> denormalized/decomposed,precompsed  primitive, were should that go?
> Did you have any code to deal with this issue? Should this be a  
> image side issue, or in the VM?

I'd advocate the VM always uses pre-composed utf8 to talk to the image  
(Unicode Normalization Form C to be precise).

- Bert -

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