[Dev-luatex] string library with utf-8 support

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Tue Oct 28 18:58:26 CET 2008


> Is there a simple way to do that in LUA ? Will there be one day a luatex 
> library for utf8 string managments ?

  It's the unicode library, it's been in LuaTeX for years.
unicode.utf8.find corresponds to string.find for UTF-8-encoded strings,
etc.  The complete name is “Selene Unicode” (slnunico).

> (because it seems the string library is just for strings with 1 byte 
> characters

  Indeed.

	Arthur


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