[TUHS] v7 K&R C

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Sat May 16 11:26:41 AEST 2020

On Sat, May 16, 2020 at 01:34:27AM +0200, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
> ron at ronnatalie.com wrote in
> <077a01d62b08$e696bee0$b3c43ca0$@ronnatalie.com>:
>  |Char is different.  One of the silly foibles of C.    char can be signed or
>  |unsigned at the implementation's decision.
> And i would wish Thompson and Pike would have felt the need to
> design UTF-8 ten years earlier.  Maybe we would have a halfway
> usable "wide" character interface in the standard (C) library.

Yeah, I agree.  UTF-8 is clever, really clever.  It makes the other
stuff look ham handed.

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