On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

>   * characters are represented by single character strings.
>   * so that "abc"[0] returns "a" instead of fixnum 97.
>   * all string methods are aware of multibyte characters.
>   * new method String#encoding gives character encoding name (e.g. "utf-8").
>   * new method IO#encoding gives character encoding name for reading data.
>   * new method IO#encoding= sets the character encoding for reading data.
> If you have suggestion for any other features, feel free to enlighten me.
> 							matz.

Yes, I'd like those two:

 * characters are represented by integers
 * "abc"[0] returns 97 instead of "a".

Do I need to submit a RCR for those, or should I go for two of them ?

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