[MLton] Unicode / WideChar

Florian Weimer fw@deneb.enyo.de
Mon, 21 Nov 2005 13:22:39 +0100

> Actually, in my original email I slammed UTF-16 
> and recommend no support should be given to it at all,
> since it is rubbish.

Unfortunately, UTF-16 is deeply enshrined in Windows, .NET and Java
(the latter is pretty ridiculous, given that Java comes from a company
with UNIX roots), so you often haven't got the luxury to totally
ignore it.