ISO-8859 is dead, long live ISO-8859

The Trade-offs of Unicode

Whilst Unicode has given us the wonderful gift of complete coverage of just about every written language in a single application, it has not come without a price. That price is the greatly increased amount of memory required to store 32 bit characters.

blog 100,000 new Eiffel programmers?

colin-adams's picture

How can we attract many more programmers to the Eiffel language. I have zero confidence that the ISO standard will make any difference here (its value is in other areas).

I have just written a suggested proposal on Internationalizing Eiffel as a possible way forward.

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