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Date: 2001-01-12 (19:02)
From: Pierpaolo BERNARDI <bernardp@c...>
Subject: Re: Unicode (was RE: JIT-compilation for OCaml?)

On Thu, 11 Jan 2001, Xavier Leroy wrote:

> It is very relevant indeed.  We've been contemplating adding some
> simple support for wide characters and wide strings, e.g. as two new
> library modules, but the stumbling point is whether to use 16-bit or
> 32-bit wide characters.  While 32 bits is probably the wave of the
> future, 16 bits is what we need to interface easily with Java and with
> many Microsoft products (e.g. COM dispatch components, Visual Basic,
> various Win32 APIs).

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 -- Robert J. Petry, C.L.  -  March 24, 2000