Re: MES as an ISO standard?

From: Jonathan Rosenne (
Date: Wed Jul 02 1997 - 19:12:01 EDT

At 13:12 02/07/97 -0400, Markus G. Kuhn wrote:
>A full ISO 10646 Level 1 implementation is NOT possible on any fixed cell
>width system like VT100 emulators, xterm, kermit, or the system I use here
>to write this email. Level 1 contains right-to-left characters and
>characters that cannot be displayed appropriately in the typical 9x14
>pixel cells.

Even the VT 100 could display Hebrew. The visual bidi methods used by it
were probably more complicated than the Unicode algorithm.


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