Re: Locales in new libc: eeew!
On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 08:24:28PM -0300, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:
> > > Previously Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:
> > > > What!! An hexdump? Is someone insane? The SUSv2 standard
> > > (Unix98) allows
> > > > using the characters themselves... why would we want
> > > something like this?
> > >
> > > Unicode perhaps?
> > Definitely Unicode, but he's right that there must be some subset of Unicode
> > (either ASCII or ISO 8859-1:1987) that should be usable as is...
> More than that. All characters in unicode do have a name, and that's how
> they should be referenced: My name is... <N><I><C><O><L><AACUTE><S>.
Unfortunetly, no, your name is <LATIN CAPITAL LETTER N><LATIN SMALL LETTER I>
<LATIN SMALL LETTER C><LATIN SMALL LETTER O><LATIN SMALL LETTER L>
<LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH ACUTE><LATIN SMALL LETTER S>.
David Starner - firstname.lastname@example.org
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