Re: [dev] [st] Proposal of changing internal representation

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:22:12 +0200

On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:22:12 +0200 "Roberto E. Vargas Caballero" <> wrote:
> Hi,
> > If we only decode in one place, and encode in one place, then the
> > adaptation to new standards is only to modify a typedef and the
> > encode/decode routines (which should be modified anyway).
> What type do you think we should use? long, wchar_t or a new typedef?

A summary of what was discussed on IRC:
* The change to UTF-32 would add a second string type and its merits.
* St is not that slow in utf8decode and utf8encode.
* There will be an experimental branch to see if the new changes work out and
  are worth the effort.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Wed Aug 27 2014 - 17:22:12 CEST

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