Commit 6ad8aaa9 authored by Ian Lynagh's avatar Ian Lynagh

Expand on the unicode changes in the release notes

parent 7c8bba2e
......@@ -995,7 +995,25 @@ GhcStage3DefaultNewCodegen=YES
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<para>
Unicode support has generally been improved across
the core libraries.
the core libraries. This has a few consequences:
</para>
<para>
Code that has been using the <literal>*CString</literal>
functions may need to be corrected to use the
<literal>*CAString</literal> functions.
</para>
<para>
Users may now observe strings &mdash; particularly
those from the commandline &mdash; containing
private-use characters, i.e. those in the range 0xEF00
to 0xEFFF inclusive.
</para>
<para>
Programs may now get exceptions when writing strings
in the wrong encoding to (for example) stdout.
</para>
</listitem>
</itemizedlist>
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