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Re: character strings versus byte strings

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bear <bear@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Eszett is offensive because it absolutely *forces* its craziness
> back up to the user-attention level, and makes the "correct"
> behavior precisely the problematic behavior (strings change length
> on case ops) I had managed to completely eliminate for the rest of
> Unicode.

The "user attention" level?  User's don't care about such things as
"string lengths".