Dossy wrote:


>>This works fine for German and English Strings. Does this uphold for
>>other languages too?
>>
> No.  Not for Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Russian, (I think) Hebrew ...
> 
> Well, maybe.  I can't think of a language where a string isn't a
> set of characters _in that language_, however, when you're talking
> about a computer representation, a string is a sequence of characters
> but a "character" in the alphabet can also be a sequence of bytes
> itself.
> 
> A String might appear at first to be derived from Array, but a String
> is really an Array of Characters, where a Character might itself be
> an Array of Bytes.


so it's still

  String < Array

A string is an array of characters which are arrays of bytes.

No?

Tobi

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