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Re: More Cyrillic vs UTF-8

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: More Cyrillic vs UTF-8
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 23:29:35 +0200
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Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:
>> Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> Mentioning this in PROBLEMS seems like a good idea to me, but a useful
>>>> entry needs to be stated in terms of what behavior the user sees.
>>>> This text doesn't explain the practical consequences; a user would say
>>>> "so what does that mean for me?"
>>> Is this better?
>> Can you say what characters you're talking about, instead of just the
>> code points?  I guess that most people haven't memorized the Unicode
>> table (your truly included ;-).
> I agree, but I don't know which they are, and maybe the range includes
> very many different kind of characters.  And as new characters are
> added all the time, I fear that both the list of supported characters
> and the list of unsupported characters would be too long to be useful.
> Hm.

Well, isn't Unicode divided into blocks so that one can list the
blocks?  Hm.  Oh!  See http://www.unicode.org/charts/ -- looks quite
promising.  Searching for the code blocks there and then giving the
names ought to be useful.  WDYT?

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