Higher level built-in strings

bearophile bearophileHUGS at lycos.com
Tue Jul 20 01:18:45 PDT 2010


>As it turns out, indexing by byte is *far* more common than indexing by code unit, in fact, I've never ever needed to index by code unit.<


>Probably too late to change that one.

There is very little D2 code around, so little changes as this one are possible still. As alternative see also this enhancement request, partially coming from a post of mine in D.learn:
(If you refuse this fallback idea too, then it's better to close this bug report. Keeping too much dead wood in Bugzilla will eventually cause small troubles.)

In my original post my points 2, 6, 8 and 9 are still valid. To be nice they need strings to be a little different from standard arrays.

Thanks for the comments,

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