Re: Caring about European requirements sensitively!

From: Martin J. Dürst (
Date: Thu Oct 23 1997 - 09:36:15 EDT

On Wed, 22 Oct 1997, Kenneth Whistler wrote:

> Try thinking of 8-bit characters as Unicode characters that someone
> unfortunately stripped the top 8-bits from, thereby trashing the
> <oe>s in French and <z<>s in Finnish. Then we can all get on the
> bandwagon to eliminate this odious practice of stripping the high
> 8 bits and get people to focus on implementing UTF-8 or UTF-16
> correctly.

Ken - Congratulations. I hope he will finally get the point!

Regards, Martin.

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