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Re: Surrogates and character representation
William D Clinger wrote:
Per Bothner wrote:
> Random accesses to a position in a string that has not
> been previously accessed is not in itself useful.
Untrue. The Boyer-Moore algorithm for fast string
searching uses random accesses to positions that have
not been previously accessed .
Yes, but I think you can implement this for UTF-8 or UTF-16 strings
using offsets to the underlying bytes or shorts. I don't think that you
need character offsets.
Dr Alan Watson
Centro de Radioastronomía y Astrofísica
Universidad Astronómico Nacional de México