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Re: [xml-dev] xslt string units

> Does the string functions (string-length, substring, ... ) work with Unicode
> character units, or the implementation code point units ?
> If they count as implementation code point units, does it have a fixed type
> (like utf16) ?  Or is it implementation dependant ?

afaiu, utf-16 is still variable length, as some characters are "surrogate pairs", so 2 lots of 16 bits.

Either way, the string functions count characters, not bytes, so you don't have to worry about the underlying encoding.

Andrew Welch
Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/

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