18265, "arezaii", "Should the type 'codepointIndex' be deprecated?", "2021-08-20T00:25:36Z"
During module review we decided to explore the impact of removing the
This type is used within the
string module, and string documentation indicates that:
Passing a codepointIndex has the same behavior as passing an integral type. See
thisfor an example.
We would like to open discussion W.R.T removing
codepointIndex and simply using integral types for most cases, or
byteIndex if speed is the primary concern.
Are you using
codepointIndex in your code? Would you notice or care if it went away?