On 2007-03-23, ITAGAKI Takahiro <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Thanks, it all made sense to me. My proposal was completely wrong.

Actually, I think your proposal is fundamentally correct, merely incomplete.

Doing octet-based rather than character-based matching of strings is a
_design goal_ of UTF8. Treating UTF8 like any other multibyte charset and
converting everything to wide-chars is, in my opinion, always going to
result in suboptimal performance.

Andrew, Supernews
http://www.supernews.com - individual and corporate NNTP services

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