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Subject: RE: size?|
From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 May 1999 10:01:37 +0100
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Muench [mailto:SMUENCH@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> It turns
> out that the notion of the "length" of a string is
> naturally and conveniently defined if you restrict
> yourself to single-byte character sets, but for multibyte
> character sets the notion of "length" is less well-defined.
The number of characters in a string is perfectly well-defined in XML. It
might not be exactly the definition that an expert in Ethiopian or
Glagolitic might like, but it would be good enough for the rest of us.
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