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OSCON Great Unicode Shootout slides now available | Perl | porters
This is a hottie: I'll be burning through a slide a minute.
Maybe that way they won't follow me well enough to want to
shoot me when I deliver all the bad and ugly news. :)

*Not* a pretty picture, especially for the webby languages.

* Perl wins by a landslide: just look at slides 5&6 and you'll
see that right away.

* Java comes in (a rather distant) second.

* The other 4 (or 7) are so plagued by various inherent design
flaws that I really don't know how they'll ever overcome them.
They are not suitable for even the most basic of Unicode work,
per The Unicode Standard.
Perl  Unicode  utf8  shootout  Java  PHP  Python  Tchrist  Tom+Christiansen 
january 2014 by theory

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