On Sep 8, 2008, at 7:57 PM, Tim Bray wrote:
>
> Well, I would rephrase that: "You only want to debut codepoints on  
> the main stage if you want to make life easy for people doing  
> serious text processing in Unicode."  For me, a language that  
> doesn't support serious Unicode text processing is unsatisfactory,  
> but maybe I'm in a minority.


I would definately use an iterator over codepoints, it would make  
implementing something like grapheme cluster support so much more  
memory efficient.

Manfred