Unicode strings, benchmarks

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Tue Jun 12 22:10:47 UTC 2007

Hi tgkuo,

Here is a proof that Unicode is definitively possible in Squeak. I put 
on a same web page some English, French, Slovenian, Russian and Chinese:


This is done by help of Aida/Web on Squeak 3.9. This image has Unicode 
patch installed but it would probably work the same on plan 3.9	too.

Best regards

tgkuo wrote:
> Hi, 
> On Tue, 12 Jun 2007 00:28:24 +0200, you wrote:
>> Definitively not, and I just don't understand why Chinese is so slow. I 
>> hope you'll be able too look at that code to see, what's wrong. And 
>> Chinese is close to Japanese, right? I learned Chinese a bit 20 years 
>> ago, but this was not of much help - I forgot too much :)
>> I'll prepare and publish code and benchmark tomorrow.
> Interesting to hear that unicode encoding is possible upon Squeak. 
> But the new VM/Image that I installed and run under Windows XP box
> showed strange characters for the title and any Chinese characters
> entered. There is still much conversion done to overcome the
> anomalies, I think. Maybe someone had more converted and stable image
> for testing ... :-) .
> Best regards. 
> tgkuo

Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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