On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Charles Hixson
<charleshixsn / earthlink.net> wrote:
> I must admit that Ruby's fake parallelism bothers
> me, but I don't like the way Java handles unicode, so JRuby is out.  (I
> prefer utf8 or 32bit unicode.  Utf8, because that's what the files are, and
> it takes less space in RAM.  32bit unicode because it's easy to handle.
> 16bit unicode seems to blend the worse characteristics of both.)

JRuby handles unicode (and other encodings) the same way MRI does. We
do not use Java Strings.

- Charlie