Grapheme clusters and backspace (was Re: Coding for Emoji: how to modify programs to work with emoji)

Daniel Bünzli via Unicode unicode at
Tue Oct 22 16:27:27 CDT 2019

Thanks for you answer.

> The compromise that has generally been reached is that 'delete' deletes
> a grapheme cluster and 'backspace' deletes a scalar value. (There are
> good editors like Emacs that delete only a single character.)

Just to make things clear. When you say character in your message, you consistently mean scalar value right ?



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