Normal Form Grapheme

Normal Form Grapheme

By Jonathan Worthington (‎jnthn‎)
Date: Friday, 28 August 2015 14:00
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Intermediate
Language: English

Perl 6 strings are NFG (Normal Form Grapheme). In this session, I'll talk about the three levels of Unicode (bytes, codepoints, and graphemes), and show how working at the grapheme level allows Perl 6 to cheaply Do The Right Thing where other languages struggle.

Attended by: steve mynott (‎itz‎), Wolfgang Schemmel (‎Perleone‎), Bradley Andersen (‎elohmrow‎), Elmar Heeb (‎esh‎), Paul Cochrane (‎ptc‎), Timo Paulssen (‎timotimo‎), Sue Mynott (‎virtualsue‎),