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Re: UTF-8 support ?

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)not-real.hank.org>
Date: Fri Feb 20 2004 - 03:02:23 GMT
On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 11:54:24AM -0800, Tim Freedom wrote:
> --- Bill Moseley <moseley@hank.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 01:47:32AM -0800, Tim Freedom wrote:
> > > Can we expect to see UTF-8 indexing/searching anytime soon ?
> > 
> > Not likely.  It would probably be easier to do a complete rewrite than
> > to add UTF-8 support.  A lot of the code expects characters to be single
> > bytes.
> 
> Is there anyway to change that - I'd be willing to help out (as I'm
> sure others would as well) since this is a great benefit adder to
> the entire non-ASCII community.  Most (if not all) applications
> now support UTF-8 and it would be rather shameful to have to dump
> swish-e for something else on this account.

It's just time, Tim.  We are all busy doing other things right now.
(Like being on vacation...)

-- 
Bill Moseley
moseley@hank.org
Received on Thu Feb 19 19:02:24 2004