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Subject: Re: [SG16-Unicode] Draft SG16 direction paper
From: Artyom Tokmakov (artyom.tokmakov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-08 22:03:06

On October 8, 2018 19:45:35 Tom Honermann <tom_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> It would be interesting to get more perspective on how and why ICU evolved
> like it did. What was the motivation for ICU to switch to char16_t? Were
> the anticipated benefits realized despite the perhaps unanticipated
> complexities?

I believe it was mentioned during the last meeting that this was
specifically to support u"..." string literals. I could be wrong though.

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