On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 8:58 AM, tsbockman via Digitalmars-d-announce
<digitalmars-d-announce@puremagic.com> wrote:
> On Friday, 3 June 2016 at 06:37:59 UTC, Rory McGuire wrote:
>> This dpaste shows a couple of issues with combining chars in D.
>> https://dpaste.dzfl.pl/4b006959c5c0
>> The compiler actually can't handle a combining character literal either.
>> see line 10.
> Your paste behaves as expected: the "character" types in D are defined as
> single Unicode code units. By definition, the NFD form of "é" is not a
> single code unit. You would need to use a Grapheme or [w|d]string for that.
> (Of course, one might reasonably question how useful our built-in character
> types actually are compared to ubyte/ushort/uint.)

hmm, perhaps it behaves as documented, however I'm not certain that
its expected :).

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