Hi,

In message "Re: [ruby-core:18668] Re: Character encodings - a radical suggestion"
    on Thu, 18 Sep 2008 00:55:40 +0900, "Michal Suchanek" <hramrach / centrum.cz> writes:

|I wonder how people who suggest Unicode as the single internal
|encoding would react if GB18030 was suggested instead ;-)

Yeah!  We should do that!

...no, please.  Its encoding scheme is horrific.  You have to read two
bytes to tell how many bytes the code point occupies (up to 4 bytes).

							matz.