Re: [dev] [sbase][RFC] Add a simplistic version of tr

From: Thorsten Glaser <>
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2013 12:33:25 +0000 (UTC)

Silvan Jegen dixit:

>That sounds reasonable but requires that we convert UTF-8 to UTF-32
>which should not be strictly necessary when we only map one UTF-8 value
>to another.

Arrgh, no. UTF-8 and UTF-32/UCS-4 are encodings of numerical Unicode
codepoints. When working with text documents, you always operate on
those codepoints. This was true for single-byte encodings as well,
except there, the codepoints always fit into bytes.

08:05⎜<XTaran:#grml> mika: Does grml have an tool to read Apple
     ⎜    System Log (asl) files? :)
08:08⎜<ft:#grml> yeah. /bin/rm. ;)       08:09⎜<mrud:#grml> hexdump -C
08:31⎜<XTaran:#grml> ft, mrud: *g*
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