Re: [dev] [st utf8 3/4] Change internal character representation.

From: koneu <>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:05:08 +0200

On April 27, 2015 9:58:37 AM CEST, "Roberto E. Vargas Caballero" <> wrote:
>> GCC and Clang define long as 64-bits by default for x86_64, AArch64,
>> and many other 64-bit target architectures, which is wasteful for
>> Unicode code points.
>Uhmmm, so do you propose don't use long arrays ever? because in
>some implementations long may be 4, but in others may be
>8. We also should forbid int arrays for the same reason.
>Maybe we should send a proposal to the C commite with this

Yes, the "good old types" are not very specific about their length.
That is why someone previously proposed stdintint.h's uint32_t for Unicode in st.
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