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Re: character strings versus byte strings

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Matthew Flatt <mflatt@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>  * For Scheme characters, pick a specific encoding, probably one of
>    UTF-16, UTF-32, UCS-2, or UCS-4 (but I don't know which is the right
>    choice).

Wrong.  A Scheme character should be a codepoint.  The representation
of code points as sequences of bytes should be under the hood.