Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

Re: Why python unicode sucks comment 000

I get the impression that some Japanese people are annoyed that their text is especially space-inefficient in UTF-8. But I don't quite get it -- disk is cheap, RAM doesn't fill up due to native-language text, and gzip encoding should mitigate the bandwidth issues.

Comment on Why python unicode sucks comment 000
by Ian Bicking

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you can get a better sense of the issue starting here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_unification

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