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Re: character strings versus byte strings Bradd W. Szonye 23 Dec 2003 17:46 UTC

bear wrote:
> ... programmers make mistakes because they assume that string lengths
> don't change in casing operations.

That's obviously a bad assumption for anyone who speaks German, but a
reasonable assumption for anyone with little knowledge of the language.
Which explains why the assumption is so pervasive and problematic.
Bradd W. Szonye